An article in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) discusses the impact of lockdown on children and young people’s health. Findings from a snap survey of more than 4,000 paediatricians across the UK and Ireland at the end of April 2020 show that 32% of 752 emergency department paediatricians had witnessed delayed presentations. Diabetes mellitus (new diagnosis/diabetic ketoacidosis) was the most common delayed presentation, followed by delayed presentations of sepsis and new cancer diagnoses.

Find out more >

Need help or advice?

Our trained advisors are available weekdays 09:00 to 17:00

Please leave a message click here

Alternatively leave a voice mail on

0800 040 7675

We will contact you the next working day without fail

Request a call back