Ensuring a sustainable workforce available across the South East Midlands who can provide high quality and efficient care services 24/7
Ensure safe consistent high quality standards of care in the initial assessment and treatment of ill children 24/7 throughout the South East Midlands wherever they present. Following assessment and initial treatment, making sure that all follow-on care is safe and high quality and reaches best recognised standards
Develop more joined-up and coordinated care across primary, secondary, tertiary and community services to deliver high quality care at home where this is possible and ensure that families and children’s community teams have access to support and advice whenever necessary
Make better use of skills and resources to improve service delivery – e.g. developing specialist service networks based on critical mass of staff who can provide expert advice on all childhood illnesses – both acute and long-term conditions, common and rare
Ensure children’s services teams consult and involve children and their families and listen to them, supporting family friendly safe practice
Ensure effective communication between all services seeing children to improve safeguarding and avoid the duplication of efforts
You can review the clinical evidence considered by this Clinical Working Group here.