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Key themes to guide future quality measurement work for Children and young People (CYP) services:
increase awareness of, and engagement with, quality measurement for CYP
improve collaboration and partnership working
focus on what matters most to children, young people and families
simplify where possible
combine existing and new data sources
link measurement to action.
The Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists is concerned with the professional standards of Pain Medicine specialists, so this document focuses on the Pain Medicine specialist’s contribution to Paediatric Pain Medicine (PPM).
This document describes two levels of involvement in the practice of PPM:
• The first level outlines the core knowledge, skills and attitudes for all anaesthetists specialising in Pain Medicine who may need to be involved with this area e.g. making timely and appropriate referrals for paediatric pain management and emergency management of
This has not been implemented in a clinical setting. However, parents/ carers have been involved in the initial testing and ongoing development. Feedback is provided either via the helpline, an online survey signposted within the app or the email address email@example.com.
Between April and June 2018, the RCPCH Children and Young People’s Engagement Team met with over 130 children, young people and families to collect their views on ‘service contact ability’ and family mental health. Over 2335 questionnaires were submitted by children, young people and their carers.
This submission demonstrates:
impact from patient and public involvement
embedded involvement to sustain QI