Service planning


GP access to immediate consultant paediatrician telephone advice - Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

This page provides a best practice example for standard 1 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which outlines the GP hotline service at Wexham Park Hospital. Providing telephone communication allows GP to access advice on admission avoidance, outpatient department avoidance and...

Scoring change in 2019

Its only 25 days into the New Year (happy new year by the way) and it feels like 25 months have passed. We’ve seen the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan (England), launched our own screen time guidance and hosted a roundtable with three CMOs on social media use, launched our State of Child Health 201...

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...