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 ...
Fully revised and updated in February 2019, this critical review takes a life course approach. It looks at the evidence supporting child health programmes in the UK with recommendations for clinicians, providers and commissioners.
These standards apply to all children and young people aged 0-18 years with an endocrine condition (including growth, hormonal, bone and mineral disorders). They are intended for healthcare professionals and for service commissioners to plan, deliver and quality assure paediatric endocrine services.
APLS provides the knowledge and skills necessary for recognition, effective treatment and stabilisation of children with life threatening emergencies, using a structured, sequential approach. The course and its principles are practiced throughout the world, and over 83,000 candidates have completed ...
Improving the recognition, diagnosis and management of bacterial meningitis in young infants - online learning
Eight interactive eLearning modules based around the clinical features of disease, clinical decision making, investigations, best practice management and appropriate follow up using anonymised case studies from a UK study on bacterial meningitis in infants undertaken between September 2010 and June ...
The Personal Child Health Record, also known as the PCHR or 'red book', is a national standard health and development record given to parents/carers at a child's birth.
Medusa provides guidance on the preparation and administration of injectable medicines in adult and paediatric clinical areas with links, if appropriate, to local practice guidelines. It currently contains over 400 monographs for medicines given via the intravenous (IV) route.
Meningococcal disease (MD) remains an important cause of mortality in children in the UK. This handbook presents discussion and learning points from clinical case histories, a background to MD, and information on making a diagnosis, pathophysiology and principles of management.