The 6-8 Week Baby Review Template can be found under Auto-Consultation - ardens CONSULATIONS A to B - Baby Check (6-8 Week) or by searching in the bottom left-hand bar of SystmOne.

Note: If you regularly use the 6-8 Week Baby Review Template it may be useful to add this to your F12 Favourites for quick access.

The template is split into 3 sections; Assessment, Impression and Management.


This includes the 6-8 week check read code that can be ticked when the assessment is completed along with an area to add history and examination notes.  The template also includes drop-down read code boxes for feeding, smoke exposure and birthmarks etc.

Note: If the 6-8 week check tick box has anext to it, this is a code required for Local Enhanced Services and will need to be ticked for payment purposes.

  • To complete the baby checklist, click
  • There is a shortcut to the SystmOne Child Growth Chart 
  • It is possible to record birth details via Birth Summary
  • The Faltering Growth template may be useful in some circumstances

The Baby Examination Checklist template allows you to record the patients examination findings along with any numerical recordings.  If you need to add notes for any problem areas, you can do this by clicking on the pencil icon.


This is a dropdown box to mark the examination as normal or abnormal by choosing the relevant read code.


This section includes a box to add free text for Plan along with read codes to record advice given on different areas along with a recommended code for Red book completed + given to appropriate parties.  The ^character at the start of any template option denotes that the code linked to this is recommended and a popup will display this if it hasn't been selected.

There is also a link to Childhood Imms Leaflets and also to the Childhood Immunisations template 

The Paediatric Formulary is also available at the bottom of the template  

The Crying Baby templatehas some helpful management resources.

Please see these other support articles for the Neonatal Check or for the Postnatal Maternity Review.