Emergency Healthcare Plans

For some children and young people with long term or complex health conditions, health proffesionals having the right information in an emergency can be life saving.

An Emergency Healthcare Plan is a brief document containing the key information about a child's condition. In the event of an emergency situation, having an Emergency Healthcare Plan can make communication easier and ensure that a child:

  •  is treated as promptly as possible
  •  receives the right treatmentl
  • has the right experts involved in their care.

Below you will find a range of tools and resources to help you in understanding and drawing up an Emergency Healthcare Plan.