3 Sep, 14 | by Bob Phillips
I guess part of me wants to start this blog with “Never knowingly topical”, but in the UK an as yet unclear explosion of media interest has been generated around decision making and a child with a brain tumour.
Those who want to can find out more via reputable news sites – as a staunch middle-class Northerner, I’ll just link to the BBC from the start of the very long story.
Where much of this very difficult story seems to be around consent, and best interests, I’d like to take a more routine approach to the issue. How do we, in everyday care, make sure that our interactions with children, young people and their families share the decisions as much as possible?