Permanent Councils

Permanent Councils

Primary-Secondary Care

Primary Care Paediatrics deals with newborns, infants, children and adolescents in out patient or ambulatory settings like public health clinics, health centers and solo or group practices, under the National Health Service system or privately. It includes all aspects of prevention, diagnosis, management and rehabilitation, extending to the somatic, psychoaffective and social sphere, as well as health promotion and advocacy. Secondary Care Paediatrics is the management of patients with paediatric problems or condition that require an hospital setting for their diagnosis and / or treatment.

Tertiary Care

Tertiary Care is the management of patients with complex and chronic disorders by highly specialised diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, requiring profound knowledge and special skills, and including relevant clinical research.