Core Principles for Emergency Healthcare Plans

Written by Council for Disabled Children and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child HealthDate 26 Jun 2013

An emergency health care plan (EHCP) is a tool designed to make communication easier in the event of a healthcare emergency for children with complex healthcare needs and/or life-limiting conditions.

This fact sheet produced by the Council for Disabled Children and the Royal College of Paediatrics sets out some core principles for developing effective emergency healthcare plans.