More to do – Report from the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum

The UK Government set up an independent group to advise on strategies to improve the health outcomes of children and young people (from before birth to age 25 years) in January 2012. It’s role is to challenge the outcomes seen in England and offer advice on what strategies should concentrate on to improve. A new report has […]

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Guest post: 5 rules parents wish we followed

There’s nothing that necessarily makes parents better paediatricians, or paediatricians  better parents, but it’s true that experiencing different stuff can be a great teaching experience … And our guest blogger Lucinda Winckworth is giving is five great tips from experience on the other side of the baby gro… Since having my children I have experienced both […]

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Should we stand up for parity of esteem wherever we see it?

We have worried on here about parity of esteem between physical and mental ill health previously, and there’s a generally increasing feel that we health types should be whistleblowers when we see foul play. So if we see an example of mental ill health being treated poorly in comparable to physical illness, should we be blowing a whistle on […]

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