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RCPCH - Standardising intravenous infusion concentrations in children in the UK

Performance of 7 different PEWS to predict critical care admission in febrile children presenting to the ED

PIPSQC is pleased to share the recent publication in BMJ Open, entitled “Performance of seven different paediatric early warning scores to predict critical care admission in febrile children presenting to the emergency department: a retrospective cohort study” – as well as the related twitter thread by @Damian_Roland, available at: 

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the recent launch of the ESCALATION System at Perth Children’s Hospital. The ESCALATION Project will develop a best practice approach to the early recognition and response to clinical deterioration in the WA health paediatric setting: 
https://www.escalation.com.au/2021-project-news.html  [...] 


Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths: One Hospital's Journey

Paediatrics 2040 - A vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK from the RCPCH

Diagnostic Error Index: a quality improvement initiative to identify and measure diagnostic errors

WHO - Third draft Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030

PIPSQC is pleased to share the WHO has published the third draft of the Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030. The WHO Patient Safety Flagship is welcoming any final comments on the third draft, available at:

Please submit your feedback by 15 February 2021 to Dr. Neelam Dhingra at: dhingran@who.int [...]


PSMF - Pediatric Adverse Drug Events APSS Blueprint

PIPSQC is pleased to share the new PSMF "Pediatric Adverse Drug Events APSS Blueprint" which provides evidence-based processes for safe medication management, including standardized protocols for prescribing, transcribing, dispensing and administration. The document outlines the actionable steps organizations should take to successfully reduce pediatric adverse drug events. [...]