Several members of staff told inspectors they were worried about the lack of specialist training for doctors, registered nurses and healthcare assistants in children's cardiac care or high dependency care.
What does HDC stand for?
HDC stands for High Dependency Care (healthcare)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The DCCM provides intensive care and high dependency care for adult patients (15 and over) with all conditions, except heart, lung and blood vessel surgery.
They will develop dedicated specialist centres for neonatal intensive and high dependency care and for children's inpatient surgery at Wakefield.
In high dependency care, the ratio should be one nurse to two babies and, in special care, one nurse to four babies.
In high dependency care the ratio should be one nurse to two babies, and in special care one nurse to four babies.
Only half had the right staff-baby ratio for high dependency care, one nurse to every two babies, recommended by the British Association of Perinatal Medicine and just 24% had a one-to-one nurse to baby ratio for intensive care.
Total cots: 21; intensive and high dependency care cots: 9.
A spokesman for Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust said: ``The benefit will be that we will be able to perform more complex operations, difficult operations which require intensive care treatment or high dependency care once the operation has taken place.