Facing the Future

Our standards for paediatric care offer a vision of how paediatric care can be delivered to provide a safe and sustainable, high-quality service that meets the health needs of every child and young person
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.
In 'Together for child health', we look at how to diagnose and treat children and young people with acute illness quickly and close to home.
One in seven 11 to 15 year olds is living with a long-term condition - what are the best ways to support these young people?

Children's rights

At its heart, Facing the Future is about the rights of children and young people - to be involved in decisions about their care, and be treated by the right people, at the right time, in the right place.

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