Paediatricians specialising in disability are responsible for monitoring a child’s development and overall health; our aim is to help children meet their potential in all aspects of their life and to achieve their goals. Paediatricians may prescribe medications or order investigations depending on the nature of the
Part of the paediatrician’s job involves monitoring for problems commonly seen in young people with spina bifida, as outlined elsewhere on this website. Given that any of these problems may affect a young person’s functioning, we will take a broad overview of most aspects of a young person’s life during clinic reviews.
Paediatricians work closely with the other members of the spina bifida team in coordinating care for young people attending our clinics or admitted under our care at CHI at Temple Street.