In our second module, we look at the theories that underpin the development of a patient safety culture, including some tools and techniques for assessing your culture and working to improve it.
How can we reduce preventable deaths and error in children's hospitals? We worked with 50 sites over four years on the S.A.F.E. programme to develop and trial quality improvement techniques. This toolkit supports child health professionals to use these principles at their sites. It can help improve ...
The Forum comprises clinical leads with expertise in QIPS as well as RCPCH staff members, who together advise on an operational plan to deliver the Quality Improvement Strategy Framework, adopted by the RCPCH in 2015.
Consultation response to Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future: A draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027
26 March 2018
The RCPCH has submitted a response to Health Education England’s consultation Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future: A draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027.
26 January 2018
The RCPCH recognises the substantial impact that decisions by the General Medical Council and the High Court have on medical professionals. This case is tragic for all involved, the child, the family, a nurse and a doctor. The case has also engendered anxiety, anger and bewilderment.
NPDA collects data from paediatric diabetes units from across England and Wales and reports annually. Please see below for information about the data collection process and analysis, our privacy statement and how you can access NPDA data for research.
PCO UK is the essential decision support tool for any health professional who sees children at the point of care. Accessible on a website and as a mobile app, PCO UK is available anytime, anywhere. RCPCH membership includes access to PCO UK. We offer individual subscriptions to other health, lega...
5 December 2017
Doctors, and indeed all healthcare staff, are committed to delivering high quality, safe care and avoiding errors. But when errors do occur, as they will on occasion, it is crucial to reflect, understand why the mistake happened and do everything possible to prevent a similar occurrence again.
26 November 2017
Responding to the CQC’s Children and young people’s inpatient and day case survey, Dr Mike Linney, Children and Young People’s Lead at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, said: