Developing a community child health service for the 21st century

A report on a review of the community child health service in Scotland.

Annexe 13


A Framework for the Developing of Integrated Multi-agency Care Pathways for Children with Life-Threatening and Life-Limiting Conditions. Elston S .ACT Promoting Palliative Care for Children (2004)
A Guide to Support Delivery of Healthy Lives, Brighter Futures: The Strategy for Children and Young People's Health Department of Health (2009)
A Template for Child Health Services. Child Health Support Group Scottish Executive Health Department (2001)
Aspiring to Excellence. Findings of the Independent Inquiry into Modernising Medical Careers. Tooke J (2007)

Better Health Better Care: Update on the National Delivery Plan for Children and Young People's Services for Scotland (2009)
BMA Survey of workload and remuneration of medical managers 2007/8. Health Policy and Economic Research Unit BMA. (2009)

Child Health Inequalities (Presentation). Chalmers J, Information Services Devision, NHS National Services Scotland(2009)
Children's Community Nursing: Promoting Effective Team Working for Children and their Families. Royal College of Nursing ( 2005)
Commissioning Safe and Sustainable Specialised Paediatric Services, A Framework of Critical Inter-Dependencies. Department of Health (2008)
Community Health Partnerships and Integrated Child Health Services: Additional Guidance Note. Child Health Advice Scottish Executive (2004)

Delivering for Remote and Rural Healthcare, The Final Report of the Remote and Rural Workstream. NHS Scotland Remote and Rural Steering Group (2007)

Evaluating Models of Care Closer to Home for Children & Young People who are Ill. Parker G et al. Department of Health Sciences University of York (2009)

Fit for the Future: Report of the Committee on Child Health Services HMSO (1976)
Framework for Obligate Networks. Feeley D and & Gibbins R. Healthcare Policy and Strategy Directorate, Remote and Rural Implementation Group (2009)

Healthcare Quality Strategy for Scotland
How Many Consultants Would it Take to Provide a Resident Service? Jenkins J. RCPCH (2003)

Long Term Models for Paediatric Services. Report by Short Life Working Group. Health Workforce Directorate. Scottish Government (2009)

Making It Better. Delivering Safe Services: Consultant Delivered Care. Children Young People and Families NHS Network Greater Manchester (2008)
Modelling the Future- Sub Group Emergency Care and Acute Paediatrics (Medical and Surgical) RCPCH (2006)
Modelling Children's Services for the Future - Behavioural Disorders Encompassing Neurodevelopmental and Child Mental Health Disorders RCPCH (2000)
Modelling the Future - Commissioning of Specialised Children's Services RCPCH (2006)
Modelling the Future II: Reconfiguration and Workforce Estimates RCPCH ( 2008)

National Framework for Assessing Children's Continuing Care Needs. Consultation document. Department of Health (2008)
Non Consultant Career Grade Doctors - An Important Part of the Paediatric Workforce. RCPCH (2006)

Personal Perspectives on the Future of Remote and Rural Medicine in Scotland. RCPE (2005)
Preparing Nurses to Care for Children at Home and Community Settings. Royal College of Nursing (2008)
Publications Policy and Guidance: Children's Community Teams. Department of Health (2007)

RCPCH Advice on WTD and Consultants Working Patterns (2009)
RCPCH report "Facing the Future" in press (2011)
RCPCH Guidance on the role of the consultant paediatrician in providing acute care in the hospital (2009)
RCPCH Medical Workforce Census 2009
RCPCH MMC Cohort Study 2008/2009 Briefing (2009)
RCPCH Workforce Briefing, Paediatric Workforce and the Acute Sector-hospital on-call (2009)
Remote and Rural Paediatric Project Oates B. RARARI Paediatric Fellow, Children and Young People's Health Support Group Scottish Executive (2005)
Reshaping the Medical Workforce. Guidance on Projecting Future Medical Requirements within Clinical Workforce 2009-14. CEL 28 (2009) Scottish Government (2009)

Scottish Paediatric Telemedicine Project. Scottish Executive Health Department (2006)
Securing better health for children and young people through world class commissioning. The Strategy for Children and Young Peopleā€Ÿs Health. Department of Health (2009)
Show Me the Way to Stay Home: A Discussion Paper on the Development of Out-of-hospital Care for Children, Young People and their Families (2006).
SIGN guidelines relevant to children in the Community:


Guideline Title

Publication Date


Management of attention deficit and hyperkinetic disorders in children and young people

October 2009


Assessment, diagnosis and clinical interventions for children and young people with autism spectrum disorders

July 2007


Prevention and management of dental decay in the pre-school child

November 2005


Diagnosis and management of epilepsies in children and young people

March 2005

Skills Maximisation Toolkit. NHS Education for Scotland (2007)
Supporting Paediatric Reconfiguration: A Framework for Standards. Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2008)

Thinking Differently. Maher L et al. NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement (2007)
Towards an Integrated Child Health Service. Scottish Home and Health Department (1993)

Understanding the 2004 Health Indicators Report - A Focus on Children. NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (2004)


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