National Service Framework: Children and Young People who are Ill

Written by Department of HealthDate 01 Mar 2007

The National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services establishes clear standards for promoting the health and well-being of children and young people and for providing high quality services which meet their needs.

This is the standard on ill children which addresses "the requirements of children, young people and their families when they have an acute illness or injury and also children and young people who have (or are at risk of a long-term condition) which is not disabling."