This report concludes that children would receive better care if they had 24/7 access to a consultant or equivalent senior doctor. This module is recommended in our Facing the Future service standards.
This paper from RCPCH and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) on inter-professional training advocates that GP and paediatric trainees work side by side in order to share ideas and learn from each other.
Respiratory paediatricians are clinicians who have detailed knowledge and understanding of the respiratory system in children. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
The Shape of Training report provided a timely opportunity to review how doctors are trained to meet changing needs of patients in the UK. We wish to see more integration between paediatric, primary care and mental health training.
We are familiar with the stresses on emergency departments (EDs) each winter. Each child and young person who needs unscheduled care should have access to services that are high-quality, safe and effective. In this joint position statement from RCPCH, RCEM and RCN, we recommend a whole system a...