The Road Less Travelled at DFTB17

This talk was recorded live during the final keynote session on the first day of DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at

Beads of Courage

You know that feeling when something is completely and utterly good? Where there are no catches, no downsides; just pure unfiltered goodness. When you discover something that you believe couldn’t possibly get any better? Beads Of Courage – a simple yet beautiful programme to mark a child’s journey through illness – rouses that exact feeling.

Recurrent or Periodic Fevers – investigate or reassure?


A 3 year old girl presents to your clinic with her mother. Their GP has referred her due to monthly fevers. Otherwise appears well, growing normally and developing well.   Bottom line of what I found: Are they fevers?? Check out Andy Tagg’s ‘Feel the Heat’ article on how to accurately check children’s temperature! Initial…