Economic, political, and social changes mean that the role of paediatricians - and the shape of paediatrics - is very different today to what it was two decades ago. It is likely that two decades from now, in 2040, the delivery of paediatrics in the UK will be very different.
22 February 2019
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today published 2017 data on avoidable deaths.
This page provides a best practice example for standard 9 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which describes the Northern Ireland Electronic Care Record (NIECR). Development and use of the NIECR has ensured effective communication and delivery of patient care, meaning that th...
This project seeks to establish a credible vision for the future of paediatric services in the UK. In this line of enquiry we will develop predictions of children and young people's health outcomes and a clear business case for investment in child health.
Below are downloadable resources that provide further detail about the workforce census 2017. First, further information about the study methodology and demand modelling calculations. Second, resources that allow further exploration of the workforce census 2017 data: supplementary data tables and an...
In these short videos, Dr Karen Horridge, a consultant in paediatric disability, explains why all clinicians should engage with data capture at the point of care to make each and every need of all patients visible. She explains how she used SNOMED-CT to collect data in Sunderland Royal Hospital and ...
25 November 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation, along with the Data Protection Act 2018, replaced the Data Protection Act 1998 on 25 May 2018. Here we address some of the common misconceptions about the legislation six months after it came into effect.
This case study from The Royal Oldham Hospital, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust was included in the 2018 annual report on 2017 data, and highlights how some neonatal units have used NNAP results as a basis for identifying, and undertaking, local quality improvement activities.
22 August 2018
Next year's event in Birmingham will host a top line-up of leading voices in child health who will be taking to the main stage to deliver insightful talks throughout the three days. Here's a snapshot of who you can expect see in 2019.