It can be confusing to know what to do when your baby or child is unwell during the coronavirus pandemic. Remember that the NHS is still providing safe care. We've developed posters for families living in England, Scotland, Wales (in English and Welsh languages) and Northern Ireland about when a...
26 June 2020
RCPCH today publishes its first report from Paediatrics 2040, a major project looking at how paediatrics will change over the next 20 years.
31 January 2020
The review was commissioned by the Chief Executive of NHS England to assist its Board in the evaluation of responses to a consultation undertaken in summer 2019 relating to a new draft service specification for children’s cancers.
The NHS Long Term Plan and other NHS England policy documents have emphasised the importance of integrated care to the future of the health service. But what is integrated care and how can it benefit children, young people and their workforce? In these videos three topic experts outline different as...
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...
In August 2019 RCCPH Scotland responded to the Scottish Government Health and Sport Committee Inquiry, The future of primary care in Scotland.
This page provides a best practice example for standard 3 of Facing the Future: Together for child health. Using the Connecting Care for Children (CC4C) model from North West London, Dr Jonathan Henderson, Consultant Paediatrician from Craigavon Area Hospital, has established a collaborative integra...
Sudden unexpected death in infancy and childhood - multi-agency guidelines for care and investigation
When a child dies, families desperately need to know what happened. To understand why an infant died, it is vital agencies work together, share information and keep families included at every stage. These guidelines were published in November 2016 by a multi-agency working group convened by the Roya...
This page provides a best practice example for standard 3 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which describes how general paediatric referrals are seen in a community setting by a consultant paediatrician and a GP with a special interest in Aberdeen. The joint paediatric commu...
This page provides a best practice example for standard 10 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which describes the clinical assessment tools used in Luton as common pathways for conditions in emergency care. The tools have been embedded in practice to increase confidence in cl...