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.
Patient safety, like child protection, is everyone’s business. The RCPCH supports, educates and develops paediatricians, and the wider child health workforce and services, to deliver high quality safe care for infants, children and young people.
In our second module, we look at the theories that underpin the development of a patient safety culture, including some tools and techniques for assessing your culture and working to improve it.
S.A.F.E teams have shown how the huddle can enable healthcare professionals to communicate effectively, and recognise and respond to the deteriorating child in a timely way. Once the intervention has been implemented, teams have also evaluated their work. This has allowed them to evidence the succes...
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...