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Young people should be included as partners

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 29 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:313
  1. Ann McNulty, community development in health worker (,
  2. Gill Turner, consultant community paediatrician
  1. Community Action on Health, West End Health Resource Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 8BE
  2. Child Health Centre, Ashington NE63 0SE

    EDITOR—The position of young people(between the ages of 13 and 18) as partners is not discussed in the BMJ issue of 18 September “Embracing patient partnership.” Dixon—Woods et al's article on partnerships with children begins with a reference to a 15 year old woman but focuses on important issues relevant to professionals working with children.1

    Young people are, in political, …

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