Community Paediatrics is an emerging specialty with several distinct areas of interest:-
- Child Public Health and Population Paediatrics
- Behavioural and developmental paediatrics
- Social paediatrics and child protection
- Ambulatory paediatrics
It is a multidisciplinary and multiagency clinical specialty which requires talented researchers from a number of backgrounds including paediatrics, primary care, public health, community nursing, medical geography, anthropology, sociology, psychology, statistics and epidemiology.
The department at Imperial is based at Northwick Park Hospital Campus directed by Dr Mitch Blair, Reader in Paediatrics and Child Public Health.