Dr Rollo Clifford
• MB BS, Westminster London, 1979
• MRCP, 1983
• FRCPCH, 1990
• DM, Southampton, 1990
• Consultant DCH since 1991
• Previously SHO: Northwick Park, Kings College, Brompton, John Radcliffe
• Clinical Medical Officer: Lambeth
• Research Fellow: Southampton
• Registrar: Northwick Park
• Lecturer: Bristol
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Dr Parslow has taken over as paediatrician with special interest in nephrology, although I continue to maintain an interest in this area and continue to be responsible for protocols on UTI and antenatal renal anomalies.
• Monday pm – Respiratory and Allergy alternating with General
• Wednesday am – General – one per month
• Thursday am – Blandford – General – three per month
• Asthma patients attending the Respiratory and Allergy Clinic are at the severe end of the spectrum – mostly from colleagues for patients failing within general clinics or from the ward for patients with multiple/ITU admission. General asthma referrals should be to the appropriate patch consultant.
• Allergy patients are taken in the Respiratory and Allergy Clinic only if they have had life-threatening anaphylaxis – else should be referred to appropriate patch clinic.
• All paediatric CF patients in West Dorset are seen in allocated appointments within the Respiratory and Allergy Clinic.
Dr Penny Mancais
• MB BS, London, 1989
• DCH, 1994
• MRCPCH, 1996
• Diploma Neurodisability, 2003
• I did five years with the Royal Navy on leaving medical school. I was medical officer for Search and Rescue helicopters in Cornwall for one year, expeditions to Kenya and Europe. I did several years of adult medicine before embarking on my paediatric career.
• I have had extensive general paediatric training in London and the West Midlands. I have been at Dorchester since 2003 as a general paediatrician participating in the acute resident on call week and consultant of the week scheme.
• Children with complex neurodisability and associated medical problems.
• Childhood epilepsy
• I am also trained in the management and examination of children who have been physically or sexually abused and am able to perform forensic examinations with the Police.
New treatments introduced:
• I am looking to improve the transition management of children with complex neurodisability and particularly that of epilepsy.
• Blandford second Thursday of the month am
• Wed and Friday mornings throughout the month
• I have several clinics for children with possible developmental problems or seizures.
• Children with genital related problems such as discharge can be referred in the usual way and I can see these with my colleague Dr Doherty. We have use of the colposcope on 2nd and 3rd Wed am when we see children who may need female examination.
Dr Julie Doherty
• MB ChB 1987 Liverpool University
• BSc Hons Joint Medical Cell Biology & Biochemistry (Liverpool 1984 intercalated)
• MRCP (UK) 1992
• Diploma Medical Education 2004 (Dundee University)
• Paediatric gastroenterology
• Safeguarding children
• Tuesday mornings (Children’s centre) & Friday mornings (Weymouth Community Hospital) - referrals accepted on a Patch basis
• 2nd & 3rdWednesday mornings (joint child sexual abuse (CSA) assessment clinic with Dr Mancais)
• Referrals via GP/ HV referral – on a Patch based system for general paediatrics.
• Child protection assessments accepted from Children’s Social Care; Health and Child Abuse Investigation Team (Police) via referral to the child protection office, 01305 254748.
01305 255182 (secretary)
01305 254748 (child protection office)
Dr William Ward
• MB ChB, Leicester
• Paediatric diabetes
• Immunisation (offer immunisation advice to professionals (not public, except by formal GP referral to clinic)
• General Paediatrics: Portland (Gatehouse surgery) 2nd and 4th Thursdays, all day
Weymouth (Community Hospital) 2nd, 3rd and 4th Fridays
• Paediatric Diabetes: o Dorchester (Children’s Centre) 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday afternoons
Dr Philip Wylie
• MBChB, 1984, Bristol
• BSc, 1981, Bristol
• DCH, 1987, London
• MRCP, 1987, London
• Dip Obs, 1988, NZ
• DTM&H, 1992, London
• FRCPCH, 1997
• Paediatric oncology
• Paediatric allergy
Dr Wendy D’Arrigo
• BSc, St Andrews, 1994
• MBChB, Dundee, 1987
• MRCP, Edinburgh, 1991
• FRCPCH, 2001
• 1988 – 1996, paediatric rotations in Dundee and Perth
• 1996 – 2001, paediatrics and community paediatrics in Islington with neurodisability training at GOSH
• 2001 – 2007, consultant community paediatrician in Islington with interests in ASD, ADHD, cerebral palsy and learning difficulties
• Since moving to Dorset in 2008 I have been working as the Designated Doctor for Child Deaths, ensuring all child deaths in West Dorset are reviewed according to national recommendations and contributing to the Pan-Dorset Overview Panel of the LSCB. I am the named doctor for safeguarding at DCHFT.
• Weekly neuro-developmental clinic, Dorchester, Tues am – likely to change in the foreseeable future but currently a follow-up clinic only.
• Monthly clinic at the Forum residential school.
Clinical work: 01305 254705
Child deaths and safeguarding work: 01305 254748
Dr Phil Parslow
• BSc (Hons) 1996 Manchester
• MB ChB 1999 Manchester
• MRCPCH 2002 London
• Postgraduate Certificate Medical Education 2006 Dundee
• Grew up in Dorset, attended medical school in Manchester. Did House Officer and Senior House Officer posts in North West before returning to Wessex for paediatric registrar training.
• Worked in Dorchester as registrar on three occasions before obtaining consultant post in October 2009.
• General paediatric clinics at Children’s Centre, DCH - Monday mornings and Tuesday afternoons
• Acute paediatrics – lead for ED liaison, Paediatric Intensive Care Forum, Deputy Lead for Kingfisher Ward
• Paediatric nephrology
Dr Wei Liang Yap
• MBChB, Glasgow, 1999
• MRCPCH, 2004
• Consultant in DCH since 2011
• General paediatric training in West of Scotland region 2001-2005
• Higher specialist paediatric training in Wessex region 2005-2011
• Weekly new-patient and follow-up clinics in the Children’s Centre
• Monthly follow-up clinics on Thursday mornings at schools: Mountjoy, Wyvern, Westfield and Prince of Wales School
Neurodisability and neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum conditions and ADHD. I have good links with the SWIFTS team (CAMHS learning disability service) and the local schools.
Dr Abby Deketelaere
• BMed Sci 1997 Nottingham
• BMBS 1999 Nottingham
• MRCPCH 2004
Neonatal Follow Up clinic 1st Thursday
General Paediatrics (Children’s Centre) 2nd,4th, & 5th Wednesday
Dr Will Verling
- BSc (London) 1998
- MBBS 2001 (GKT)
- MRCPCH 2006
I trained in London, intercalating a BSc in Psychology before graduating in 2001. I did house jobs in Brighton and Tonbridge Wells prior to six months ED in Brisbane/Outback Australia. I then started paediatric training and have worked in Brighton, Wessex and Severn Deanery prior to gaining my consultant post in Dorchester.
Respiratory, ambulatory care, ADHD
New treatments introduced:
Set up rapid access clinic in Dorchester.
Helped set up combined behavioural clinic in Weymouth
Tues PM Rapid Access
Wed AM General Dorchester (alt weeks)
Fri AM Combined Behavioural/General Weymouth (alt weeks)