News: Child Death Alert

Following the tragic demise of a small infant with meningitis who had previously been presented to his GP with a discharging ear, Gloucestershire Paediatric ENT surgeons would like to provide the following guideline:

  • any infant less than three months of age who presents with a discharging (pus) ear needs to be referred to GRH and reviewed by a Paediatrician and ENT Surgeon