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...
A vision of how paediatric care can be delivered to provide a high-quality service that meets the needs of infants, children and young people with ongoing health needs.
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.
We commit to auditing our standards so we can build a comprehensive picture of paediatric provision across the four nations. This audit report covers Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services and Facing the Future: Together for child health.
This guidance offers advice and tips, much of which comes directly from children and young people that use the services, about how they would like to be involved in specialised commissioning procedures.