Involving children is important

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7412.451-a (Published 21 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:451
  1. B J Hearn, director, policy and innovation (bhearn@ncb.org.uk)
  1. National Children's Bureau, London EC1V 7QE

    EDITOR–Your otherwise commendable issue on patients' involvement of 14 June omitted an important part of the debate: the health care of children and young people. Typically when we say patient we think adult. The result is the unintentional exclusion of a high proportion of patients: those under …

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