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Guidelines for medical staff advising how to action results that return following discharge of a child
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical guideline for management of acute asthma in children. Includes clear treatment pathways.
Valid To: 30/09/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Pathway and common causes table for paediatric acute abdominal pain. Includes referral information and timings.
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy outlines the procedures that need to be followed by any nurses involved in the administration of intravenous chemotherapy to paediatric patients in the home environment
Valid To: 31/10/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Clear guidance on admission procedures for children/young people with cycstic fibrosis
Valid To: 15/05/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear information for health care professionals caring for young people admitted to hospital aged 16-18 years old.
Valid To: 21/04/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Guideline to support staff in identifying lifestyle factors affecting health and guiding intervention.
Valid To: 03/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guidance is to inform all staff of the appropriate analgesia regimes for paediatric patients
Valid To: 30/06/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guidelines for care of infant and child with anaphylaxis includes auditable care pathway
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the assessment, investigation and management of infants presenting with an ALTE
Valid To: 01/10/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Appendix 3 mobile guidance from the main policy on Blood Transfusion for Children and Neonates Policy V6.0
Valid To: 13/03/2022
Publication Type: Policy Summary
This policy highlights specific issues relating to the transfusion of blood products in neonates and children up to 16th birthday. It is supplemental to the Transfusion Policy.
Valid To: 07/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Breaking Bad News – a guideline to assist healthcare professionals in communicating and breaking bad news to children/young people and their families.
Valid To: 10/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Prescribing, monitoring and administration ofCaptopril and Enalapril
Valid To: 28/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this SOP is to set out a protocol for the location of operativemanagement of children requiring emergency ENT surgery (eg airway or posttonsillectomyhaemorrhage).
Valid To: 15/07/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline covering the actions required when initiating and maintaining a paediatric patient on parenteral nutrition
Valid To: 11/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical guideline for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Management of a child presenting with Convulsive status Epilpeticus
Valid To: 30/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Policy for practitioners working in ED and responding to a sudden unexpected child death.
Valid To: 03/10/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Clinical guideline for practitioners caring for paediatric patients with type 1 and 2 Diabetes who are having a general anaesthetic or sedation. Includes specific information and flow charts, observation and reference charts.
Valid To: 21/09/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline associated with the Form to print of the South West Paediatric Diabetes Network Guideline on the management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children
Valid To: 28/07/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy states the responsibilities of the multidisciplinary team when discharing or transferring children/young people from child health.
Valid To: 21/04/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Supporting policy for HCSW's wishing to undertake an enhanced role within the child health directorate
Valid To: 01/11/2019
Publication Type: Policies
Guidelines for using Entonox (50% nitrous oxide and 50% odygen) with children for procedural pain
Valid To: 09/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide guidance on caring for children who are receiving epidural pain relief
Valid To: 13/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline provides information on the key actions to take when caring for and managing a critically ill child from child health to critical care
Valid To: 29/05/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Criteria for informing paediatric on call Consultant of the admission of a critically ill child to child health
Valid To: 10/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guidance is designed to aid staff to monitor capacity and staffing in Child Health and Neonatal unit
Valid To: 30/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the management of extravasation in children
Valid To: 10/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline for medical and nursing staff providing clear evidence based best practice for evaluation of a child presenting with fever and seizure. Includes parental information, suggested audit checklist and flow chart
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical Guideline for the assessment and initial management of feverish illness in children under five years of age.
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This document provides guidance for medical and nursing staff involved in prescribing, administering and monitoring Flecainide.
Valid To: 17/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guidance for management of high blood glucose levels on an insulin pump. Includes flow diagram and sick day rules.
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guidance for medical and nursing staff caring for patients requiring admission to the paediatric high dependency unit
Valid To: 10/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Process for CLIC nurses carrying out Home blood counts on oncology patients.
Valid To: 01/07/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guideline for the recognition and treatment of hypersensitivity and anaphylactic reactions during and after treatment with chemotherapy.
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline includes recognition and treatment of hypoglycaemia in diabetes - Child Health
Valid To: 31/05/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical Guideline for the management of Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in children
Valid To: 10/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Medical guideline for care of immunocompromised children exposed to varicella zoster.
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear usage guidance for immunogloculins in children
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline outlines the clinical responsibilities of staff involved in the management of an neonate presenting with an infantile haemangioma
Valid To: 07/04/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for staff and users of insulin pumps during a hospital admission
Valid To: 28/09/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for nursing staff caring for children receiving an opiate infusion with nurse controlled boluses.
Valid To: 30/10/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy has been drawn up to ensure that all Paediatric and neonatal patients within the Trust receive an appropriate level and type of observation and monitoring accoriding to their clinical condition and therapies delivered
Valid To: 07/10/2021
Publication Type: Policies
The administration of supplemental oxygen is an essential element of appropriate management for a wide range of clinical conditions. Failure to administer oxygen appropriately can result in serioud harm to the patient. This policy ensures the safe storage, prescription, administration, monitoring and documentation of oxygen therapy within Child Health
Valid To: 16/11/2019
Publication Type: Policies
A guideline for exemplary end of life for paediatric patients dying on the RCHT Children's Unit.
Valid To: 30/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline for the treatment of infection in paediatric haematology and oncology patients
Valid To: 03/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guidance for supportive care for the insertion of skin tunnelled catheters (Hickman Lines) and totally implantable devices (Portacaths) in children and young people on the CLIC unit at RCHT
Valid To: 28/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
This Guideline applies to all nurses undertaking pre-operative assessment in children and young people. The Guideline is to ensure that all children receive the same high quality standard of care, which will in turn lead to a safe outcome for surgery
Valid To: 11/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for members of staff on pain tools used within Childn Health and documentation on pain scores
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for nursing staff caring for a child receiving either a PCA or morphine infusion
Valid To: 30/10/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline is for all health care professionals performing peripheral intravenous cannulation in children. The purpose of this policy is to ensure the best standards of practice are adhered to and positive outcomes for patients are experienced
Valid To: 31/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Advice and guidance including referral pathway.
Valid To: 06/07/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Policy and guidance for the management of 12 to 18 years old females who require pregnancy testing prior to an anaesthetic
Valid To: 30/09/2019
Publication Type: Policies
Clinical guideline for prescribing, dispensing and administration of chemotherapy to children and young people. Includes check list.
Valid To: 30/10/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guidance on management of preseptal and orbital cellulitis in children.
Valid To: 10/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on prevention and treatment of mucositis in children and young people treated for cancer.
Valid To: 28/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical Guideline for the diagnosis and management of pyloric stenosis in children
Valid To: 10/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidelines for the use of rectus sheath catheters for the management of pain following laparotomy in children
Valid To: 05/05/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline for referring new, relapsed and routine Paediatric Haematology/ Oncology patients to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
Valid To: 30/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guidance for the safe preparation and recovery of a child or young person undergoing a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure under GA on the CLIC GA list on a ward area in child health
Valid To: 15/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance for health care staff when concerned about the safety of a child, includes sample of Safeguarding Children Medical Pro-forma
Valid To: 17/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Description of process by which patients and carers are assessed and medicines supplied for the purpose of self-administration on the paediatric wards
Valid To: 01/07/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This document sets out the requirements to ensure young people receive a quality service when presenting with self harm. The guidance is based on NICE guidance and should be read alongside other documents outlined in the governance sheet.
Valid To: 06/05/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Clear information for managing sick days for children, young people and families using insulin injections, under the care of the paediatric diabetes team. Also to be used by the clinical staff on the paediatric wards
Valid To: 01/07/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
The purpose of this document is to inform health professionals on the correct, safe and appropriate use of the McKinley T34 syringe driver for subcutaineous infusions
Valid To: 01/02/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This Guideline is aimed to assist primary care settings when treating children and includes parental information and escalation advice.
Valid To: 05/05/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline for standardised care of children and young people with newly presenting diabetes.
Valid To: 28/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear pathway for health care staff caring for children with suspected torsion of testes.
Valid To: 01/04/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance to staff regarding Treatment Escalation Plans and cardiopulmonary resuscitation decisions in relation to children and neonates.
Valid To: 07/05/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Clear guideline for staff collecting a clean catch urine sample from an infant or child.
Valid To: 28/03/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
Step by step guidance for venepuncture process in infants and children.
Valid To: 01/06/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clear guidance for medical and nursing staff caring for a child presenting with Croup
Valid To: 01/10/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This document outlines the medical management of adolescents with eating disorders from 10 years to 16 years. Management of young people with eating disorders requires a multidisciplinary team approach and the CAMHS ED team should always be involved.
Valid To: 03/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines