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Acute

  • For all children aged 12 years and under
  • Has additional features to improve prescribing safety for paediatric inpatients, including neonates
  • dose calculation space for medicine orders
  • double signing for medicines administration
  • additional spaces for noting date weighed and gestational age at birth.

NIMC (paediatric) (PDF 70KB)

NIMC (paediatric) private hospital (PDF 118KB)

Long stay

  • For long-term, stable paediatric patients in acute care (e.g. patients in spinal units and rehabilitation units)
  • Allows for 28.5 days of administration, but this may be varied locally.

NIMC (paediatric) long stay (PDF 73 KB)

NIMC (paediatric long-stay) private hospital (PDF 105KB)