Category Archives: Advice

We cover the main issues concerning children’s medicine

Children with Chronic Illnesses and Multiple Carers

Children suffering with chronic illnesses is not uncommon anymore.  Over the last century, there has been a shift in the different type of illnesses children suffer with. Now 27% of children will suffer from some form of chronic condition, which means the focus for parents has shifted from prevention to long-term care. The makeup of […]

Think you know how to store medicine ? Think again

Storing medicine is a bit of a hot topic, between accidental poisonings and incorrect storage conditions which cause medicines to go off, there have been a few conversations happening about safe storage of medicines in the home. At Medi-Redi head office, this is obviously something we are pretty interested in. So today, we’re going to […]

Antibiotics and Children: 9 Things You Need To Know

Antibiotics is a type of medicine used to treat all types of infections and has been discussed in the news recently. There are a variety of different antibiotics which are designed to fight specific types of infection and there is also broad-range antibiotics which is designed to prevent general infection. One of the main misconceptions […]

Travelling with a sick child? Read our survival guide now.

Having sick children can be a challenge at the best of times, but travelling with a sick child is even worse. However, sometimes it just can’t be helped. Children with medical problems like asthma, diabetes, food allergies or seizures will need to have medication with them always.  As a parent, it can be confusing trying […]