This ethical framework is a modification of guidance developed for treatment decisions relating to adults. The principles relating to decisions for children in the setting of the pandemic are the same as those for adults. The framework emphasises that decisions should be ethically consistent and app...
There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards - first published in 2013, and refreshed in 2019 for England - help healthcare professionals, commissioners,...
Paediatric endocrinologists (diabetes and endocrinology paediatricians) have special expertise in looking after children and young people with hormone disorders. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
Paediatric palliative medicine (PPM) doctors work with babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions and life-threatening illness, and their families. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
These standards apply to all children and young people aged 0-18 years with an endocrine condition (including growth, hormonal, bone and mineral disorders). They are intended for healthcare professionals and for service commissioners to plan, deliver and quality assure paediatric endocrine services.