Facing the Future - emergency care

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The depths of winter - building pressure in children Emergency Departments

The author Paul Theroux said, “Winter is a season of recovery and preparation” and yet the reverse is true in paediatrics. Our last few winters have been so bad that government talk of winter pressures funding seems to start as soon as the daffodils emerge in spring. But when did you last read about...
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Facing the Future - standards for children and young people in emergency care settings

Emergency departments that see children are encouraged to continue submitting data to our national audit. We will require 70% of services to submit data in order to monitor how well standards are being met across the UK and to enable teams in emergency departments to plan improvements. An audit tool...
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Facing the Future Superhero

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...