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Dr Sarah Newton

MBChB, FRACP (paeds), DCH

SPECIALIST GENERAL PAEDIATRICIAN & NEWBORN CARE

Tel: +1 (345) 925 7888 (mobile) and +1 (345) 745 7450 (clinic)
Email: sarah.newton@integra.ky

Born in New Zealand, Dr Newton is a general paediatrician with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, tertiary level trained in highly respected paediatric and neonatal centres in  Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Her specific interests include neonatal care, complex diagnoses and developmental follow up.

 

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Paediatric Services

  • General Paediatrics
  • Well-Child Assessments
  • Developmental Follow-up
  • Urgent Care & Advice
  • Hospital Admissions
  • Growth, Nutrition & Digestive
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Autistic Spectrum & ADHD
  • Lumps, Bumps & Bashes
  • Fever, Bugs & Rashes

Newborn (Neonatal) Services

  • Attending Deliveries
  • Attending C-Sections
  • Newborn Complications
  • Resuscitation & Emergencies
  • Advanced Neonatal Care
  • Baby Checks
  • Immunisations
  • 1st Year of Life
  • Respiratory & Neurology
  • Referral Management

Qualifications

Dr Newton has the following qualifications & accreditation:

– MB ChB, Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery with Distinction
– FRACP (Paeds), Fellow of The Royal Australian College of Physicians
– DCH, Diploma in Child Health

Dr Newton has the following additional training pertinent to her neonatal & paediatric work in hospital:

– Newborn Life Support Training
– Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Training

Paediatric Experience

Dr Newton is a New Zealand born General Paediatrician under the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and has practised here in Grand Cayman for more than 7 years, providing important continuity of care to the many children under her care across that time. She is also a busy mum to four children of her own, ranging in age from 10 months through to 11 years, as of writing. She believes in a holistic approach to health care, patient advocacy and empowering patients and their families through education and preventative health care.

General Paediatrics

Competent in resuscitation of seriously ill children using APLS guidelines.
Competent in management of children who require high dependency care and stabilisation of children prior to transfer to PICU.
Competent in management of children with wide range of common childhood diseases.
Competent in planning discharge of complex long stay patients.
Clinical Supervision of junior doctors in their clinical duties including technical paediatric procedures
Competent in the following practical procedures: peripheral intravenous access, peripheral arterial access, peripheral long-line insertion, lumber puncture.

Child Protection

Competent in child protection procedures and medical examination.
Darkness to Light training

Developmental Paediatrics

Experience in developmental assessment, ADHD and autistic spectrum disorder clinics.
Experience in multi-disciplinary developmental clinic assessment of children with complex developmental and social/behavioural concerns.

Neonatal (Newborn) Experience

My training and experience stretches over many years and includes training and experience in a wide variety of units, including tertiary hospitals in Singapore (KKH Women & Children’s Hospital), Australia & New Zealand.

General Newborn

Attending deliveries of all kinds – normal vaginal, caesarean section and assisted deliveries of all kinds
Initial assessment of newborn infants
Newborn baby checks

Neonatal Care Experience

Competent in all aspects of modern neonatal care.
Competent in resuscitation of very premature and sick term neonates
Competent in the use of conventional ventilation, high frequency oscillation ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide therapy, as well as noninvasive ventilation – CPAP
Competent in the management of babies with congenital abnormalities, cardiac and surgical conditions
Competent in neonatal intensive care skills such as endotracheal intubation, umbilical venous and arterial catheterisation, peripheral venous and arterial access, insertion of long lines, chest drain, dilutional and exchange transfusion.
Competent in antenatal counseling of parents of premature babies and babies with antenatal diagnosis.