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Information about what you can find on this site, how to download the app version, and the teams behind the development.

Password protected area

While most of the site is open for anyone to access, there is a password protected section containing the RHC Major Incident Plan which you will need a passcode for.

The passcode can be obtained from this Staffnet page.

If you don't have access to Staffnet, please contact us for the passcode.

Site contents

NHSGGC Paediatric Guidelines

NHSGGC Guidelines

NHSGGC paediatric clinical guidelines library

Other Guidelines

Guidelines from national bodies and organisations of relevance to practice within NHSGGC, such as NICE, SIGN, Difficult Airway Society and the UK Resuscitation Council.


A collection of guidelines for easy access in case of emergency.

Contact Numbers

Contact directory for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow.

Useful Information

Information for those working or studying on the QEUH/RHC campus.

Includes travel, facilities and "how to" information.


RHC for Health Professionals

Referring a Patient

Information for health professionals wanting to refer a patient to RHC.

Clinical Services at RHC

Information about clinical services at RHC

Managed Clinical Networks

Contact information and web links for Managed Clinical Networks of relevance to Paediatrics.

Patient Information & Resources

Patient information leaflets


Links to RHC clinical guidelines as well as guidelines of relevance to Primary Care and for transfer of patients to RHC.

Download the App

The NHSGGC Paediatric Clinical Guidelines app is available to download to Android and iOS devices.

Once you have downloaded the app you will also be able to install the RHC for Health Professionals "toolkit" which gives access to this content as well.

The Team

NHSGGC Paediatric Guidelines:

  • Dr Graham Bell, Consultant Anaesthetist, RHC
  • Dr Colin Begg, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, RHC
  • Dr Mark Worrall, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, RHC
  • Seona Hamilton, Subject Specialist Librarian, NHSGGC

RHC for Health Professionals:

  • Dr Morag Wilson, Consultant Paediatrician, RHC
  • Dr Geetika Kumar, Consultant Paediatrician, RHC
  • Mel Dixon, Head of Paediatric Orthotic Service, RHC
  • Coral Brady, Patient Services Manager, RHC
  • Seona Hamilton, Subject Specialist Librarian, NHSGGC

If you have any questions or comments about this site, please contact us.


Thank you to the many people who have invested their time and effort and shared their work to make this possible, below is not an exhaustive list:

  • Dr Mark Davis, FY1, NHSGGC
  • Zoe Rooke, Medical Student, University of Glasgow
  • Laura Watson, Medical Student, University of Aberdeen
  • Dr. Sanjay Patel - Project Lead, Healthier Together
  • Jennie McLaren - Clinical Lead, KIDS NHS GGC
  • Dr Graham Bell - Clinical Lead, Glasgow Paediatric Guidelines
  • Douglas Samson - Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity
  • Laura Sinclar - Glasgow City Youth Health service
  • Rachel Baxter - Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity
  • Dr. Isabelle Cullen -GP
  • Dr. Alan McDevitt - GP
  • Dr. Ann Goldie -Paediatric Anaesthetist
  • Katie Black - Paediatric Liaison Psychiatry
  • Gillian Bowskill - Lead Nurse, Infection Prevention & Control
  • Karen Prince - Senior Charge Nurse, Paediatric Outpatients
  • Lesley Crosbie - Outpatient Waiting List Manager
  • Alain Saum -
  • Dr. Steve Foster - Consultant Paediatric Emergency Department
  • Dr. Rosie Hague - Consultant Paediatric Infectious Diseases 

This website/app (“App”) is intended as a reference source for the guidance of staff as to how conditions are normally managed within the clinical areas. The App is intended for use by healthcare professionals working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, legally known as Greater Glasgow Health Board (the “Board”).  The App is not intended for use by the general public and should not replace the advice of a healthcare professional.  The App includes access to national guidelines.

The content of the App is specific to this Board and it may not be applicable to other local healthcare areas. While the Board endeavours to ensure that the information accessed via the App is correct, the Board does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material accessed via the App. The Board may make changes to the App at any time without notice. Some of the material accessed via the App may be out of date, and the Board makes no commitment to update such material. The App is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the App is made available by the Board on the basis that the Board excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the App.

Users assume all responsibility for using the information accessed via the App. Users should be aware that  whilst the website is updated continually, mobile device updates are monthly. It is the user’s responsibility to ensure the information being accessed for patient care is current. If the user has health concerns, they should contact a healthcare professional.