This publication is a summary of the RNZCUC sponsored session: The use of paracetamol and ibuprofen in young infants from the 2022 Goodfellow Symposium. Professor Stuart Dalziel, University of Auckland and Starship Children’s Hospital, delivered guidance on the management of pain and distress in febrile infants. He also provided a comprehensive head-to-head review on the use of paracetamol versus ibuprofen in infants, much of the data for which was generated by his colleague Dr Eunicia Tan (University of Auckland and Middlemore Hospital). The full talk can be accessed online at Virtual Platform (