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Badger Ward

Badger Ward is for children and young people with long-term breathing problems. If you have a sleep disorder, you may also stay overnight on Badger Ward for tests.

Propranolol for headaches

Propranolol belongs to a group of drugs called beta blockers. It is used in patients with heart problems to control high blood pressure or irregular heart beats. It is also used to treat certain types of vascular birthmarks. It is also used to prevent migraines and headaches.

Ranjan Suri

Dr Ranjan Suri is an expert in paediatric respiratory medicine. He has worked as a Paediatric Respiratory Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2005 and is currently the lead physician for the Longterm Ventilation Unit.

Food allergies

If you have a food allergy, you might not be able to eat certain things in case they cause an allergic reaction. Your body's immune system will react to a substance that is usually harmless, resulting in a number of chemicals being released into your bloodstream.

Food allergy

Food allergy is a type of food hypersensitivity where the body’s immune system has a reaction to a substance that is usually harmless, resulting in the release of a number of chemicals into the bloodstream. Common foods causing an allergy in children include: cow’s milk, eggs, shellfish and peanuts. Substances that cause an allergic reaction are called allergens.