Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

Establishing a neonatal telemedicine service in Liverpool

Fauzia Paize
Consultant Neonatologist, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

Simon Minford
Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Innovation Consultant, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Joanne Minford
Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Christopher Dewhurst
Consultant Neonatologist, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

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The incidence of congenital enterovirus infection in the UK is unknown and is likely to be underdiagnosed. ; Early treatment for babies with multi-organ failure may be lifesaving.; There is need for increased awareness of presenting symptoms and early testing. Collaboration with obstetrics and microbiology expedites testing in mothers with pyrexia of unknown origin.
Key points
  1. congenital enterovirus; enterovirus; coxsackie virus; case series