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Child protection and the anaesthetist

This document - published by Royal College of Anaesthetists in partnership with the RCPCH, Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, and Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain - aims to assist anaesthetists and theatre personnel where safeguarding concerns are rais...
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COVID-19 - guidance for paediatric services

This guidance has been prepared to provide members / health professionals working in paediatrics and child health with advice around the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. It also provides signposts and links to further information developed by national bodies. We will update this guidance on a regula...
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Diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants less than two months old - clinical guideline

This NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations on the diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants from 37 weeks corrected gestation (post menstrual) to two months of age (post term). It is for all UK paediatric and neonatal health care practitioners ...
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Palate examination: Identification of cleft palate in the newborn - best practice guide

A cleft palate occurs when the roof of the mouth has not joined completely. A delay in its detection may adversely affect growth, development and timely medical and surgical management. This NICE accredited evidence-based best practice guide provides recommendations on optimal examination of the new...
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Safeguarding children and young people - roles and competencies

To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competencies to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing and to take effective action as appropriate to their role.