In England, there are around 200 specialist paediatric surgeons working across 22 specialist trusts. This report presents recommendations to improve surgery for children based on visits to these specialist centres and 67 high-volume, non-specialist trusts.
Key recommendations include:
delivering surgery for the most complex conditions in fewer centres of expertise.
reducing the number of unnecessary operations.
increasing the scope of day surgery.
You will need a FutureNHS account to view this report, or you can view a short video summary which includes key recom