Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases account for around 50% of all paediatric admissions and is an important area of paediatrics.

Sub-specialists investigate and manage children with unusual, recurrent or severe infections which may include children with tuberculosis (TB), HIV infection and imported infections following travel. 

The RCPCH Infectious Diseases and Immunology Training Advisor is Dr Kirsty le Doare​​. The CSAC Chair for Paediatric Immunology, Infectious Disease and Allergy is Dr Scott Hackett.

To go to the RCPCH pages on Paediatric Immunology, Infectious Disease and Allergy training, click here.