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Facing the Future - Standards for acute general paediatric services

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.
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Facing the Future - standards for children and young people in emergency care settings

Emergency departments that see children are encouraged to continue submitting data to our national audit. We will require 70% of services to submit data in order to monitor how well standards are being met across the UK and to enable teams in emergency departments to plan improvements. An audit tool...
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RCPCH Invited Review Service

We deliver clinically-led peer review and consultancy services to healthcare providers, commissioners and service planners across the UK. We advise and support teams to resolve concerns about paediatric provision, safety, team dynamics and communication, compliance with standards and proposals fo...
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Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and competencies for healthcare staff

To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competences to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing, and to take effective action as appropriate to their role. This is an intercollegiate compet...
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Twenty-four hours community children's nursing service - South Staffordshire

This page provides a best practice example for standard 6 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which outlines the service provided by the South Staffordshire Community Children's Nursing team. The service prevents hospital admissions, facilitates early discharge and provides ca...