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Educational resource pack exists to help staff listen to what concerns children

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 05 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1595
  1. Una M MacFadyen, Consultant paediatrician**
  1. Children's Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, Leicester LE1 5WW
  2. Una MacFadyen is a member of the Action for Sick Children project steering group.

    EDITOR—Hart and Chesson emphasise the importance and feasibility of soliciting the views of children and young people on their healthcare experiences and needs.1Staff must raise awareness that children and young people may have different concerns from those of adults and that recognising children's anxieties is important but not always easy. This can leave clinicians and managers unsure how to start improving their …

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