About Belfast Children’s Clinic

Dr Mugilan Anandarajan is a Consultant Paediatrician based in the Ulster hospital, Belfast. 

GMC NO:  6072213

Dr Anandarajan completed his Paediatric Speciality training in Northern Ireland and obtained his MRCPCH in 2006 followed by FRCPCH in 2016.

He is the Paediatric Audit and Quality improvement lead in the Ulster Hospital and the Chairman of the South Eastern health and Social care trust Local negotiating committee.

He is the Trustee and the Honorary treasurer for the Ulster Paediatric Society (NI Charities number 101701 )

He is the Honorary secretary of the British Medical Association Northern Ireland Eastern Division.

He has managed a wide range of acute and chronic conditions and is happy to deal with all children between 0-16 years in all paediatric matters including:

  • Allergy
  • Asthma and wheeze
  • Abdominal pain
  • Colic
  • Cow’s milk protein intolerance
  • Concerns regarding growth and development
  • Constipation
  • Eczema
  • Fits, faints and funny turns
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Headaches
  • Lethargy and tiredness
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Recurrent colds and coughs
  • Recurrent infections
  • Respiratory problems
  • Urine infections
  • Unusual lumps and bumps
  • Any general concerns
  • Postnatal Baby Checks
  • Meningococcal B Immunization

He practices privately with the 3fivetwo Group at Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Belfast and the Maypole Clinic, Holywood.

Dr Anandarajan is actively involved in teaching and research at Queens University, Belfast. He has published and presented work both nationally and internationally.

Publications:

  • Quality Improvement Review Of Uninterrupted Power Supply For Critical Care Equipment In Neonatal Units In Northern Ireland?K Courtenay, AM McClean, C McFeely, M Anandarajan and R Tubman ; Arch Dis Child 2014 99: A456?
  • Patient Feedback Matters-facilitating In A Paediatric Ambulatory Unit Setting AM McClean, JS Woodside, M Anandarajan, K Dunlop, K Orr and R Kelly ; Arch Dis Child 2014 99: A564-A565?
  • Improving Patient Safety In Paediatric Handovers, M McGowan, AM McClean, R Verma and M Anandarajan; Arch Dis Child 2014 99: A571?
  • ABCA3 Deficiency: an unusual cause of respiratory distress in the newborn Anandarajan M, Paulraj S, Tubman R. Ulster Med J 2009; 78 (1) 51-52

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery MBBS
  • Medical Doctor MD
  • Diploma In Child health DCH
  • Fellow of Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health FRCPCH

Details of entry to specialist register:
Added to the Specialist Register of Paediatrics from Dec 2011

Affiliations / memberships:

  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • British Association of Perinatal Medicine
  • Member of American Academy of Paediatrics
  • Member of British Medical Association
  • Member of Ulster Paediatric Society

Research

MD Thesis in Queens university Belfast : My Research project was on “The expression and function of airway epithelial transient receptor potential channels in hypersensitive airways in children with respiratory problems.”

Regional Presentations

Stethoscope hygiene on the Paediatric ward – how often do you clean yours ? : Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2017 , Belfast.

Audit on unexpected admissions of infants greater than 36 weeks gestation to Ulster hospital NICU during November 2016 : Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2017 , Belfast.

Appreciating clinical excellence – The Prequel : Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2017 , Belfast.

Lumbar puncture in postnatal wards – a quality improvement activity.

Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2015 , Belfast.

Learning from adverse incidents – Quality improvement following adverse incident – introduction of postnatal ward information leaflets.

Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2015 , Belfast.

Postnatal ward radiological investigations – quality and safety audit Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2014 , Belfast.

Patient safety and quality of care – Audit on improving documentation of consultant reviews – Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2014 , Belfast.

Coordination and facilitation of nurse led discharges – Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2014 , Belfast.

Patient feedback matters – facilitating in a Rapid response unit setting – Ulster Paediatric Society – Junior Members forum – Feb 2014 , Belfast.

Quality and safety audit on bedside oxygen in PICU – Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2013, Port Stewart , Northern Ireland.

Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Newborn due to ABCA3 Deficiency’ – Oral Presentation – Ulster Paediatric Society:  Dec 2007.

Mycophenolate Mofetil in Steroid resistant / dependent Nephrotic Syndrome- A Northern Ireland Experience’ – Oral Presentation – Ulster Paediatric Society:  Dec 2007.

Congenital Thoracic Malformations – A Northern Ireland Experience’ – Oral Presentation – Ulster Paediatric Society:  Dec 2005.

International Presentations

Appreciating Clinical Excellence: A Positive Feedback Tool : Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2016, Carlingford – Ireland.

Implementing A Neonatal Resuscitation Record To Improve Documentation During Prolonged Resuscitation Of Newborn Infants : Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2016, Carlingford – Ireland.

An Audit Of Difference In Wall Clock Times Compared With Actual Time In The Ulster Hospital Maternity Unit : Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2016, Carlingford – Ireland.

Quality improvement activity in improving neonatal handover at Ulster hospital – European academy of paediatric societies conference 2016 – Oct 2016, Geneva.

Virtual Visitation in neonatal unit – quality improvement activity – Vermont oxford annual conference – Oct 2015 , Chicago.

Virtual visitation in Neonatal unit – improving patient experience in a district general hospital Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2015, Carlingford – Ireland.

A quality improvement activity to improve neonatal handover in district general hospital Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2015, Carlingford – Ireland.

Neonatal simulation project in district general hospital Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2015, Carlingford – Ireland.

Survey of junior doctors experiences on neonatal resuscitation in a district general hospital – Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2014, Carlingford – Ireland.

Safety briefing in neonatal unit in district general hospital – assessing the impact – Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2014, Carlingford – Ireland.

Neonatal Blood culture contamination – a distract general neonatal unit  experience – Ulster Paediatric Society – Annual Conference 2014, Carlingford – Ireland.

Improving patient safety in Paediatric handovers – Poster Presentation European Academy of Paediatric Societies – 2014, Barcelona.

Patient feedback matters – Poster Presentation European Academy of Paediatric Societies – 2014, Barcelona.

Quality improvement review of Uninterrupted power supply and critical care equipment in neonatal units in Northern Ireland – Poster Presentation European Academy of Paediatric Societies – 2014, Barcelona.

Quality and safety review of Postnatal ward radiological investigations – Poster Presentation – European Congress of perinatal medicine 2014, Florence, Italy.

Neonatal Blood Cultures in the northern Ireland Deanery  -Poster Presentation at European Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey – September 2008.

Respiratory distress in a term baby caused by ABCA 3 transporter deficiency – first case reported from Northern Ireland – Poster presentation at Irish Perinatal Society Meeting – 2008.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism – Poster presentation at Irish Perinatal Society Meeting – 2008.

‘Newborn Hearing screening programme – Northern Board statistics – Northern Ireland United Kingdom’- Oral Paper presentation at PEDICON, India  – January 2008.

Antenatal Diagnosis of Renal Pelvic Dilatation -Follow up and management In Newborns’- Poster presentation at PEDICON, India  – January 2008.