Meeting standards for paediatric care - best practice examples

How are hospitals and clinical teams implementing our Facing the Future standards for paediatric care? And, under the additional pressures of winter? Explore these case studies.
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Access to immediate advice and assessment from paediatrician with Level 3 safeguarding

This page provides a best practice example for standard 10 of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services. The RCPCH Child Protection Standing Committee have developed this model for teams to have access to immediate advice and assessment from a paediatrician with child protec...
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Care pathways for common acute conditions - Luton and Dunstable Hospital

This page provides a best practice example for standard 10 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which describes the clinical assessment tools used in Luton as common pathways for conditions in emergency care. The tools have been embedded in practice to increase confidence in cl...
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Electronic discharge summary within 24 hours - PRSB eDischarge summary

This page provides a best practice example for standard 7 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which outlines guidance developed by the Professional Records Standards Body on standards for organising information on discharge. This is a key component of improving patient safety ...
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GP access to immediate consultant paediatrician telephone advice - Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

This page provides a best practice example for standard 1 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which outlines the GP hotline service at Wexham Park Hospital. Providing telephone communication allows GP to access advice on admission avoidance, outpatient department avoidance and...