SIG – PANG

PANG – Paed And Neonatal Gastroenterology

Chair : Emma Wilkinson

Aim: To facilitate appropriate and efficient use of medicines and pharmaceutical care for patients under the care of paediatric and neonatal gastroenterology.

Online Study Day

Objectives:

  • To support, promote and advise on delivery of best pharmaceutical care to paediatric and neonatal patients who:
    • Have inflammatory bowel disease OR
    • Have intestinal failure OR
    • Are on parenteral nutrition OR
    • Are treated under a gastroenterology team OR
    • Are treated under a hepatology team
  • To maintain a network and provide a platform for paediatric pharmacy staff with an interest in paediatric and neonatal gastroenterology to enhance management of children’s medicines.
  • To represent and champion paediatric gastroenterology pharmacy within the NPPG.
  • To develop and maintain links with other national gastroenterology groups.
  • To develop educational resources and signpost to resources developed by other providers.
  • To assist NPPG committee responses to national consultations.
  • To encourage research in the area of paediatric and neonatal gastroenterology

Scope:

  • Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric PN
  • Neonatal PN (for babies in DGH, term babies, surgical babies, babies on PICU)
  • Paediatric Hepatology

Activities:

  • Meetings: Steering group meeting quarterly.
  • Online forum on NPPG message board to be created. – click here (members only)
  • Study days: 1 full day study day twice a year OR ½ day study day 4 times per year. Topics may include:
    • Paediatric inflammatory bowel disease
    • Paediatric gastroenterology
    • Paediatric and neonatal PN

Terms of reference

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