Acute and emergency care departments face profound pressures. This report outlines recommendations for delivering a sustainable and resilient emergency care system. It is intended for Government officials, national bodies, commissioners, providers, professional bodies and clinicians.
These external links and national guidelines may be useful in relation to the systematic reviews, which address key questions about the recognition and investigation of children with suspected physical abuse and neglect.
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.
At Level 3 of training (ST6-8), paediatric trainees may sub-specialise in a specific area of paediatrics. Those who complete an approved programme of sub-specialist training are eligible to enter on the GMC Specialist Register as a Paediatrician with a sub-specialty. This process is also known as th...
The UK-WHO growth charts provide a description of optimal growth for healthy, breastfed children. Anyone who measures a child, plots or interprets charts should be suitably trained, or be supervised by someone qualified to do so. Here are some resources for healthcare professionals about the charts ...