Facing the Future - care outside the hospital
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.
As a child or young person, you don't need superpowers! You have the right to be involved in decisions about your care and to be treated by the right people, at the right time, in the right place. It's all in our Facing the Future standards. Why don't you play our game, tell others about your rights...