Children and Young People's Elective Recovery National Campaign - Launch webinar

13 June 2023 1:00pm – 3:00pmBST (+01:00)
Virtual (Microsoft Teams)
Children and Young People's Elective Recovery Campaign Launch

Please use this page to register for the Children and Young People’s Elective Recovery Campaign Launch Event

Please register above by 12 midday on Monday 12 June 2023. Once registration has closed, we will collate the responses and send an email to all registered attendees which will include a link to join the webinar. The joining link will be from our elective recovery PMO email address (ELECTIVERECOVERYPMO -, so please do keep an eye out for it. 

In the meantime, to ensure you have a hold in your diary for this event, please use the above ADD TO CALENDAR option. 


The Delivery Plan for Tackling the COVID-19 Backlog of Elective Care referenced the impact that long waits for planned care can have on the development of children and young people (CYP) and their ability to access education and lead full and active lives. Local systems and providers have made huge efforts to restore elective services. However, the pace of recovery for CYP has not kept up with the level of recovery of adult elective care.


To help address this unwarranted variation, NHS England is launching a national drive to accelerate CYP recovery, with a national campaign running from mid-June to the end of July 2023. The campaign will include a series of virtual roundtables focused on key themes, such as the most challenged specialties, CYP waiting list validation, theatre productivity, evidence-based interventions and data.

The aim of the campaign is to:

  • Share positive practice examples and local initiatives that have been successful in addressing some of the challenges faced in recovering CYP elective capacity
  • Ensure that CYP a key part and focus of Trusts’, systems’ and regions’ wider elective recovery plans, and that targeted actions are put in place to tackle CYP elective waits
  • Increase CYP elective activity during the campaign and in the following months to address any local variation between CYP and adult elective recovery.

The campaign launch event will include:

  • Key updates from National Elective Recovery Programme and Children and Young People’s Transformation Programme leads
  • Examples of regional and system level approaches to tackling paediatric waiting lists to accelerate CYP recovery
  • Examples of provider-led initiatives to increase paediatric activity

We invite all stakeholders involved in elective recovery to sign up to the campaign. Tailored data packs will be shared with organisations signing up to the campaign to help identify key challenges in relation to CYP recovery. More information will be shared through a dedicated CYP Elective Recovery FutureNHS page.

To register for weekly themed campaign webinars, please follow the links below:

Questions about this event?

Name: Elective Recovery PMO

Telephone:0000 0000 0000

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