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Rapid access clinic

6th November 2016

Rotherham’s urgent referrals clinic for children under 16 years of age Started: 1995 Region: Rotherham Geography: Urban Estimated local pop. 0-18 years: 62,000 Background To provide an immediate consultant appointment for GP and emergency department referrals for children <16 years (who are not acute emergencies but can’t wait for a routine outpatient appointment). Aims To […]

Rapid response team

6th November 2016

Luton Children’s Rapid Response Team phase 2   Started: Jan 2014 (phase 1 started in April 2013) Region: Luton Geography: Urban Estimated local pop. 0-18 years: 60,000  Background / Motivation A review of paediatric acute activity in 2008/9 identified that there were 6 high volume common conditions accounting for 85% of all children’s emergency activity. Aims Developed as a sustainable model of integrated working […]

Rapid referral clinic

6th November 2016

Cambridge out patient department management to reduce emergency admissions  Started: 2006 Region: Cambridge Geography: Urban  Background / Motivation Admission avoidance ( referred patients) Less than two week wait access to a senior paediatric opinion for primary care professionals One stop clinic: Detailed written management plans enhancing primary care knowledge of management Aims Rapid access to senior staff, avoidance of admissions to hospital where […]

Partners in paediatrics

6th November 2016

Started: 2010 Region: West Midlands Geography: Mixed  Background / Motivation The hospital identified that the number of children with acute health problems admitted to paediatric wards was about twice the admission rate of other hospitals in similar communities. There were 10  common conditions where children referred into the hospital by a GP were discharged within four hours without active clinical intervention Aims […]

Paediatric acute response team

6th November 2016

Paediatric Acute Response Team (PART), Bath Street Clinic, Warrington Started: October 2013 Region: North West England – Cheshire & Merseyside Geography: Urban Estimated local pop. 0-18 years: 48,800 Background Warrington consistently has non-elective admission rates which are higher than the national average. Warrington has a higher expenditure on trauma and injury admissions compared with comparator […]

Paediatric unscheduled care

6th November 2016

Paediatric Unscheduled Care (PUC) pilot, North of Scotland Planning Group Region: Rural areas of Scotland (25% of children in Scotland live in remote and rural settings) Geography: Rural Background / Motivation To provide safe, sustainable paediatric care to rural areas of Scotland The service model On-call paediatric consultant model, providing 14 rural general and community […]

Manchester community children’s service

6th November 2016

Region: Covers City wide Manchester Geography: Urban Estimated local pop. 0-18 years: 120,000  Aims Deliver nursing care closer to home for children and young people who are acutely ill, have long term conditions or who have complex health needs. Reduce avoidable hospital admissions of acutely ill children and young people. Facilitate early discharge from hospital after elective and non-elective admissions. To improve access to health […]

Lewisham and Greenwich: hospital at home

6th November 2016

Lewisham and Greenwich Children’s Community Nursing Team and Hospital at Home Team   Region: Lewisham, Lambeth and Southwark Geography: Urban  Aims To promote independence for families and facilitate earlier discharge from hospital, fewer re-admissions and reduce the number of hospital visits for the family. Enabling children to return to their home environment and be supported there whilst continuing with their usual lives […]

Kingston Paediatric Outreach Nursing Team

6th November 2016

Kingston Paediatric Outreach Nursing Team (PONT)  Region: Kingston Geography: Urban Estimated local pop. 0-18 years: 37,000  Background Commissioned service by Kingston CCG to provide paediatric community service to all children and young people age 0-18 years registered with a Kingston GP. Aims To provide quality nursing care to children and their families. To reduce the need for ED attendance/hospital admission/ reviews in ambulatory […]

King’s paediatric ambulatory service

6th November 2016

Paediatric ambulatory service, King’s College Hospital Staged over several years: Rapid access clinic – 2009, Paediatric phone line – a 2014, Healthcare at Home – 2014, Short Stay Unit (SSU) – 2014 Region: London Geography: Urban Background / Motivation To deliver high quality healthcare for children, streamlining their patient journey and thereby optimise their patient […]