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Skin infections - resources for health professionals

 

Childhood Skin Infection Report 2016

Childhood Skin Infection Report

 

Presentations from Lakes skin infection workshop 22 July 2015

Introduction and Toi Te Ora goals - Dr Jim Miller

Serious skin infection in children - James Scarfe

Rapid response service for Western Heights - Leanne Kirk and team

Strategies and resources to reduce skin infections - Lindsay Lowe

 

Presentations from BOP skin infection workshop 30 April 2015

Serious skin infection in children - James Scarfe

Midland Child Health Action Group skin project - Kerry-Ann Adlam

Kiri Ora Healthy Skin Project - Eastern Bay PHA

Skin infections in Community Pharmacy - Michelle Whyte

Skin and what I have learned - Lydia Snell

Strategies and resources to reduce skin infections - Lindsay Lowe

 

Protocols, pathways and presentations

                                                                                           

Protocols for the management of skin infections in children and young people - Regional Public Health

Bay Navigator - Childhood Skin Sepsis Pathway

PHARMAC Seminar Series - Practical management of childhood eczema

Skin infections in children in the Bay of Plenty - poster presentation

Healthy skin and skin infections - PowerPoint presentaton

 

Health literacy resources

The Ministry of Health and Workbase have developed new resources on the prevention and management of skin infections.  The resources are available to download and print below:
 
Looking after your child's skin and treating infections - a guide for parents and families

Skin problems in children - poster

 

Information sheets

Boils

Cellulitis

Chicken Pox

Cuts, sctaches and grazes

Eczema

Impetigo

Insect bites

Ringworm

Scabies

 

Talking points

Talking points about the booklet  - talking to  parents / whanau about a skin problem

Talking points about the booklet - follow up after medical attention

Talking points about the skin problems in children poster

 

 

Last modified: 13 Feb 2017
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