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Spotting the Sick Child - Helping health care professionals identify children with serious illness

PIPSQC is pleased to share the newly updated and relaunched interactive tool, Spotting the Sick Child, available at:
https://spottingthesickchild.com/

Spotting the Sick Child is an interactive tool commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to support health professionals in the assessment of the acutely sick child.

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following resources on patient safety:

PATIENT SAFETY
AHRQ - Network of Patient Safety Databases Chartbook, 2020
Chat with 'Human Factors in Paramedic Practice’ Editor, Gary Rutherford
Narrative review of strategies to increase patient safety event reporting by residents
No patient safety without health worker safety
PSMF - 3 New Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) Blueprints now available
WHO - Charter - Health worker safety: a priority for patient safety
WHO - Join hands in global solidarity for health workers and patients
WHO - Media Briefing on World Patient Safety Day with Dr. Tedros

Also of note are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

COVID-19 and PATIENT SAFETY
Organisational crisis resource management: leading an academic department of emergency medicine through the COVID-19 pandemic
Rapid-cycle improvement during the COVID-19 pandemic: using safety reports to inform incident command

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME in CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome Temporally Associated With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 Pandemic: Experience From PICUs Across United Kingdom
Recommendations for the initial management of multisystem inflammatory syndrome temporally related to COVID-19, in children and adolescents

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
Child Health Task Force - Understanding Child Health in the Context of COVID-19
RCPCH - Paediatricians warn that child services must be protected as part of COVID-19 winter planning

COVID-19 and SCHOOL REOPENINGS
SARS-CoV-2 infections in Italian schools: preliminary findings after one month of school opening during the second wave of the pandemic