Patient safety

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Reflective practice and reducing risk in healthcare

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.
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Neonatal care improving, but key measures show variation in care

The latest National Neonatal Audit Programme report (NNAP), published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), shows improvements in care for preterm babies in England, Scotland and Wales, but also reveals variations in service delivery which means many babies are still no...
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Child safety fears and long waiting times highlighted as Royal College calls for more doctors in the community

A new report, published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the British Association for Community Child Health (BACCH), highlights an alarming 25% shortfall in the number of community paediatricians.
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National Paediatric Diabetes Audit - transparency and open data

The National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (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, how you can access NPDA data for research and summary...
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National Paediatrics Diabetes Audit - data submission for 2017-18

Are you submitting data for the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit for the 2017-18 period? Download the current dataset, templates for submitting data via CSV and questionnaire and our user guide. You can also download our clinical lead sign-off form and our 'fair processing' poster to display in yo...