Supporting children and young people with mental health needs in acute paediatric settings

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Over the past decade, there has been increasing need for mental health services to support children and young people. The pandemic resulted in a greater number of children and young people presenting with mental health disorders, often with complex needs requiring care or medical stabilisation, within a paediatric or acute setting.

This framework outlines how systems can ensure children and young people, and those who look after them, are supported.


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Published 7 November 2022