7 December 2018
Officer for Health Promotion, Dr Max Davie, urges parents to make sure casing around batteries in toys and electrical devices are secure and says if in doubt, "don't take the risk".
08 March 2019
This one-day course explores how to recognise and effectively manage life-threatening sepsis. Through a mixture of lectures and interactive workshops, we will cover the current evidence behind antibiotic choices, fluid management and the use of inotropes as well as sepsis and disability, immunodefi...
Want to give feedback about an experience at your hospital or clinic and not sure where to start? Maybe you have had bad treatment, or didn’t understand what was said to you or didn’t feel right? Watch our video to find out how to give feedback, and download our template letter and example letter. ...
4 June 2018
New standards for emergency care settings highlight the need to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care services.
These tools measure the experience of patients aged 0-16 years, or their parents, in urgent and emergency care (U&EC) settings. You can download surveys for ambulance services, GPs and emergency departments/walk-in centres. Our research report explains how they were developed, and we also have guida...
A new audit toolkit is available now to support services to monitor how they are meeting these standards. The audit data will provide the RCPCH with a better understanding of how emergency care is provided to children across the UK and enable teams in emergency departments to plan improvements. The ...
The College Specialty Advisory Committees (CSACs) supervise the development and delivery of subspecialty training and the assessment standards. CSACs are sub-committees of our Education and Training Quality Committee, which helps the College set these standards within a training programme that is re...
SSPAUs are hospital-based facilities where infants, children and young people with acute illness, injury or other urgent referrals from clinicians can be assessed, investigated, observed and treated with an expectation of discharge in less than 24 hours. Standards are vital to guide the development ...