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Children say they are not involved enough in their treatment

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7440.600-b (Published 11 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:600
  1. Chibuzo Odigwe
  1. BMJ

    Children and teenagers are unhappy with the lack of communication they get when they are treated in the NHS and think that they are not sufficiently involved with the decision making process, a new report says.

    The report, which was published by the Commission for Health Improvement last week, says that many children and teenagers felt they had the right to participate in decisions about their treatment rather than being passive recipients of care.

    It was compiled …

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