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Cracks beginning to show in paediatric services

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has published an annual survey on paediatric staffing.

The survey found that more than half of paediatric units are not meeting recommended staffing standards and to keep services running, consultants are increasingly providing unplanned cover in addition to covering their own roles.