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Facing the Future 3: Standards for ICYP with on-going health needs

The third document in the Facing the Future suite of service standards, which to date has focussed on acute and unscheduled care, to include standards for infants, children and young people with ongoing healthcare needs (including long term conditions and complex needs). These standards apply to all of the health services children interact with in any setting and focus on ensuring prompt and correct diagnosis with children seen in the right place, by the right person, at the right time.

Input has been requested from BAPM into this joint project between the RCPCH, RCGP, RCN, RCP and RCPsych. Members are asked to read the draft document and to make any comments please complete the consultation response form and return to the BAPM Office by 15 September 2017

 

Each Baby Counts Neonatal Reviewer Recruitment

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ (RCOG) flagship national quality improvement programme, Each Baby Counts is currently seeking to appoint 20 new neonatal reviewers.
Successful candidates will conduct structured peer-reviews of serious or adverse incident reports relating to serious harm in labour. These reports will feed into both a national qualitative analysis project as well as forming the backbone of the Each Baby Counts annual reports.

Further information including a role description and details on how to apply can be found on the RCOG website. The closing date for applications is Monday 18th September at 10.00am.

 

National Care Principles for the Management of Congenital Diagphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Consultation

We would be very grateful for feedback on the National Care Principles for the Management of Congenital Diagphragmatic Hernia (CDH) . This is a consensus document produced by all the relevant UK speciality groups and other stakeholders. It is aimed at:

  1. Identifying the principles of care that should be delivered in managing this condition from the time it is first suspected.
  2. Highlighting the organisational changes necessary to meet the aspirations of parents in terms of the quality and consistency of care they receive wherever this is delivered across the UK.

It is not designed to specify the details of medical management of these cases. If you would like to make a comment, please complete the consultation response form and return to the BAPM Office by Midnight Sunday 12 November 2017