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Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Consideration of need for tube feeding

We also see some children or young people where there are major worries about slow weight gain or underweight and /or their ability to eat effectively and safely. In many cases, after a detailed assessment of growth and nutritional status, we have been able to offer reassurance  that growth levels are acceptable, given the child’s underlying condition, but in other cases we may advise that tube feeding is needed    

Last Updated: 11 November 2020