Ian is a Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant based in Derby. He loves #FOAMed, Apple products, Comics, running and his family. In that order. He dislikes cauliflower cheese.

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ED attendance following MenB vaccination


In September  2015, the UK introduced the 4Conjugate Meningococcal B vaccine to the routine immunisation schedule, to be given at 2 and 4 months of age. Those of us who’ve witnessed the devastating effects of meningococcal sepsis welcomed this warmly. There was however a small catch. It was recognised that one of the effects of…



When I started my training, if you had asked me what the QTc was, I would probably have told you it was one of those funny shopping channels on cable TV. Then cisapride came along (Google it, kids) and changed all that. Nowadays every colleague who asks me to review an ECG tells me the…