Quality improvement and patient safety

We support our members and the wider child health workforce to be at the forefront of continuous quality improvement, providing opportunities to develop and share QI work and co-produce solutions with children and young people, and their families.
Sharing child health professionals' QI projects and posters in medicines, safety, patient-centred care and systems of care - plus updates and events.
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Providing free, practical and reliable information for parents and carers about giving medicines to their child.
Helping to inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and expert opinion in the legal system. The invaluable 'Companion' is available for members and subscribers.
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Patient safety

On our new Patient Safety Portal you can explore patient safety theory, learn about the NHS patient safety syllabus, share ideas for QI and get summaries of the latest alerts and reports.

We're collaborating with NHS England and Royal College of Nursing on a single national Paediatric Early Warning System, or PEWS, for England, with work on NHS programme, System-wide Paediatric Observations Tracking, or SPOT.

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Our quality programmes

We work with teams across the country to improve care, outcomes and the quality of life for children and young people, and their families.

EQIP is our current programme for paediatric epilespy teams in England and Wales. We've recently completed a successful programme with paediatric diabetes units.  

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Invited reviews are there when healthcare organisations need independent, objective expert advice and external assurance on their clinical services and quality of care.
Our audits aim to improve care and health outcomes for babies, children and young people, including epilepsy, diabetes and neonatal services, as well as on child protection.

How we're building a culture of continuous improvement