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registered interest false more like this
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Kawasaki Disease more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he is taking to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of Kawasaki disease among NHS health professionals. more like this
tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
uin 214517 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
answer text <p>Guidance is available from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on the assessment and initial management of fever in children under five, and this guidance includes recommendations on recognising the symptoms of Kawasaki disease.</p><p> </p><p>NICE’s clinical guidelines help healthcare professionals deliver the best possible care based on the best available evidence; the guidelines are not mandatory, although health and care commissioners are expected to take them fully into account.</p><p> </p><p>Information about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications of Kawasaki disease is also available on the National Health Service website.</p><p> </p><p>Furthermore, learning information and resources for clinicians about Kawasaki disease is available from Societi, The UK Kawasaki Disease Foundation. Societi engages with a range of NHS stakeholders to raise awareness of Kawasaki disease, and has a number of senior clinicians on its Scientific Advisory Board who work in leading NHS institutions and who have expertise in relevant clinical areas such as vasculitis and paediatric cardiology.</p>
answering member constituency Winchester more like this
answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-07T15:22:23.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T15:22:23.673Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter