11 May 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds to new figures from the NSPCC which reveal the number of referrals by schools seeking mental health treatment for pupils has risen by over a third in the last three years.
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...
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 ...
These standards apply across the unscheduled care pathway to improve healthcare and outcomes for children. They focus on the acutely mild to moderately unwell child.
More resource needed or we’ll ‘burn out’ and services will become more unsafe say children’s doctors
25 April 2018
Additional resourcing of children’s health services is urgently needed as a new report highlights the daily struggle hospitals face to meet standards that provide children with high quality, safe and consistent healthcare.
We commit to auditing our standards so we can build a comprehensive picture of paediatric provision across the four nations. This audit covers Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services and Facing the Future: Together for child health.
A vision of how paediatric care can be delivered to provide a high-quality service that meets the needs of infants, children and young people with ongoing health needs.
This guidance offers advice and tips, much of which comes directly from children and young people that use the services, about how they would like to be involved in specialised commissioning procedures.