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.
Two years after its launch, we carried out an evaluation to understand how healthcare professionals, children and young people and their families use the Epilepsy Passport. This tells us which aspects of the Passport have been successful and which need improvement.
It is essential that paediatrics is a 24 hours a day, seven days a week specialty, with the most experienced doctors present at the busiest times. Our report sets out ten standards for high quality, safe and sustainable acute general paediatric services.
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,...
These standards aim to reduce variation in care, ensuring equitable services, and to improve the health outcomes and quality of life for all infants, children and young people with gastroenterology, liver or intestinal disorders in the UK. You can read our summary and download the full standards bel...