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...
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.
These standards aim to ensure that urgent and emergency care is fully integrated to ensure children are seen by the right people, at the right place and in the right setting. We're encouraging emergency departments that see children to submit data to our national audit, so we can to monitor how w...
These standards apply across the unscheduled care pathway to improve healthcare and outcomes for children. They focus on the acutely mild to moderately unwell child.
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...