Consultation outcome

Paediatric first aid: EYFS statutory framework amendments

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Detail of outcome

Summary of the responses we received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.

Original consultation


We are seeking views on proposals for newly qualified level 2 or 3 early years staff to hold a paediatric first aid certificate.

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Consultation description

We are proposing changes to the statutory framework for the early years (under 5s) foundation stage (EYFS).

This follows a review of the current paediatric first aid requirements.

The impact assessment discusses the potential effect of the government’s recommendations.


Published 15 October 2015
Last updated 1 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added government response.

  2. First published.