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Review information

12 October 2016

5th Edition

Previously ‘Common Winter Illnesses’ print booklet

Last reviewed: October 2016

Next review due: October 2019


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Gemma Ellis, Senior Communications Officer

Mehali Patel, Research Engagement Officer


Designed by: 

Chris Beardsall


Bliss would like to thank the following members of the Bliss Content Review Panel for their review of this information.


Healthcare Professional members:

Tendai Nzirawa, Community Neonatal Sister, Queens Hospital, Romford

Jane Hawdon, Consultant Neonatologist, Barts Health NHS Trust

Cat Rushworth, Neonatal Nursery Nurse, St Marys Hospital, Isle of Wight

Valerie Irving, Neonatal Matron, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

Oliver Rackham, Consultant Neonatologist, Arrowe Park Hospital (Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)


Public members:

Philip Lund

Stephanie Chadwick

Paula Oliveira

Neal Smith


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