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.
The RCPCH Invited Reviews service has been running since mid-2012 and has completed over 70 reviews. This report outlines the learning and findings from the first 60 reviews. It gives clinicians, managers and commissioners some ideas for 'quick wins' to improve their service or where help may be u...
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.
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...