Navigation Links
Children Health Care To Be Given Priority

In a huge overhaul of child healthcare unveiled yesterday, gives young patients a specific status within the NHS in Scotland for the first time// . Giving priority to the way children are treated, and include a framework for the children similar to that already laid down for adults.

Under the proposals, the first of its kind, the doctors would also be given new financial rewards for their handling of the young people. Majority of NHS staff would also be trained to enable them to manage sick children, with national standards being introduced for assessing their condition in emergency situations. The report also urged general hospitals to provide separate rooms or sections for children and their families away from main A&E waiting areas.

Meanwhile the Scottish Executive report raised serious concerns about shortage in the paediatric units in Scotland. The report, by Lewis Macdonald, deputy health minister, says many child health teams have less than the recommended number of consultants, with just one or two serving their local area. According to estimates provided by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the number of consultants will have to increase from 188 in 2004-05 to almost 300 by 2013.

But the opposition parties were concerned that children's NHS services could become more centralised, forcing some youngsters to travel long distances for treatment. The opposition were still concerned that even routine services, such as general surgery, may eventually be centralised to fewer locations in big cities.

The Executive's consultation document on paediatric services said children should receive NHS locally wherever possible. The paper said that even if specialised services may have to be delivered at a few sites, diagnosis and after-care could be carried out locally. The document said NHS boards should provide inpatient paediatrics and maximises staff and avoids multi-site working. It also suggested that t he NHS makes use of the internet and mobile phones to give children health advice.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
2. Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
3. General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
4. Children suffer the most when parents divorce
5. Childrens snoring may indicate a serious problem
6. Children exposed to smoke show decreased levels of Vitamin C
7. Children! Protecting them from medical mistakes
8. Children who used anaesthesia drugs could suffer brain damage
9. Children’s Cholesterol Matter
10. Race Affects Sleep in Children
11. Vaccine Reduces antibiotic-resistant infections in Children
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... – a web application that helps people assess their risk of developing Alzheimer’s ... app will provide users a “Risk Reduction Score™” that summarizes how their lifestyle ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... devastating consequences of inappropriate or excessive levels of alcohol use. Alcohol and its ... fetal alcohol spectrum disorders to the susceptibility to strokes in those 65 years and ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... SELEX (systematic evolution of ... a random library of sequences depending on their attraction for a target molecule. ... selection is commonly performed using filters, panning, or affinity chromatography separations. However, these ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Chicago (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... has hired award-winning creative director Joe Ferrazano to serve in the newly created ... Ferrazano will be overseeing the agency’s creative efforts in the Chicago and LA ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... Elizabeth Murray ... pet parrots to join her with one on her shoulder and one on her ... a parking lot because of years of mitral valve prolapse. , The valves of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/2/2016)... , May 2, 2016  While nearly three-quarters of ... can have on their health, only about half report ... to the results of a new survey announced today ... the start of National Osteoporosis Month, Hologic is raising ... affects nearly 56 million Americans. Osteoporosis is ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... April 29, 2016 ReportsnReports.com ... 2016" market research report that provides an overview ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ... reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 ... life science laboratory due to the growing demands for ... advance technology, contemporary automated systems are already adept of ... by slow, tedious and manual labor. Instrumentation continues to ... not even conceivable just a few years ago. Originally ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: