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The HSCQI Paediatric QI collaborative has representatives from all HSC Trusts, Public Health Agency, undergrad and post grad education and other key stakeholders.  The collaborative links strategically with the regional Child Health Partnership group and the RCPCH. The collaborative is chaired by a frontline senior paediatrician Dr Jenny Hughes supported Levette Lamb, Senior Improvement Advisor from HSCQI Hub.  The focus of the collaboratives work in 2020 has been the revision of the regional paediatric early warning score charts.

This has been supported by the development of regional paediatric pain assessment guide and the parent information leaflet.

PEWS Guides for various Age Groups

Under 1 Year PEWS 2020

1-5 Master PEWS 2020

6 – 12 years PEWS 2020

13 – 16 years PEWS 2020


Leaflets for Parents

A5 Parental Concerns Leaflet – (Print) A5

Parental Concerns Leaflet – (web)


Regional Poster

Regional Paediatric Pain Assessment Poster (High Res) (2) (2)The collaborative has developed a number of resources. See link below.









PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the work of the Pediatric Resuscitation Quality Collaborative (pediRES-Q) and their Resuscitation QI Bundle.

Please see the loin to the information below



PIPSQC is pleased to share the “COVID-19 Research Update – Paediatrics Statistics” briefing prepared by Birmingham Health Partners.

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following pediatric critical care resources – including articles on multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C):

ACR – Clinical Guidance for Pediatric Patients with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with SARS-CoV-2 and Hyperinflammation in COVID-19

CCGCH – SARS-CoV-2 and the Emergence of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

COVID-19 associated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) guidelines; a Western New York approach

EPICENTRE (ESPNIC Covid pEdiatric Neonatal Registry) initiative: background and protocol for the international SARS-CoV-2 infections registry

U.K. lessons on the hyper-inflammatory shock syndrome in kids post-COVID-19; #PIMSTS / #MISC (slides)

Understanding SARS-CoV-2-related multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Also of note are the following articles on the secondary effects of COVID-19 on children:

Last but not least are the recent articles below: