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Children could miss out on treatment with proposed linkage of data

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f409 (Published 30 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f409
  1. Chris N Jones, consultant forensic psychiatrist1
  1. 1Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, Norvic Clinic, Norwich NR7 0HT, UK
  1. christopher.jones{at}nwmhp.nhs.uk

The proposed linkage of data on abused children is based on a belief that some abusive parents manipulate health systems to make it harder for services to recognise patterns of injury.1 …

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