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Variation in spend on young mental health across Clinical Commissioning Groups in England: a cross-sectional observational study
Objectives To investigate whether the rate of spend on child and adolescent mental health is influenced by demand for other competing services in local commissioning decisions. Design Analysis of spend data by Clinical ...
Co‐producing research with youth: The NeurOx young people’s advisory group model
Context: The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child states that children have the right to be heard in all matters affecting them. The Convention inspired a surge in research that investigates young people's ...
G251(P) Quality improvement in training: establishing a paediatric-CAMHS collaborative learning programme
Introduction: Recent reports have suggested that nearly a quarter of girls aged 14 have self-harmed in the past year, and newspapers report a ‘crisis in children’s mental health’.1 With paediatricians seeing many more ...
Newly qualified health visitor: Safeguarding the ‘unseen’ child
Bethany Boddy considers the need for holistic assessment of appointments where children were not present, and the importance of considering that a child was not brought, rather than did not attend
Paediatric contacts with the UK out-of-hours primary care service and contact outcomes: a regional service evaluation
Background Demand on hospital emergency departments for paediatric problems is increasing. However, the volume and nature of paediatric health demands placed on other parts of the urgent care system have not been explored. ...
A systematic review to explore influences on parental attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing in children
Aims and objectives: To understand the factors influencing parental attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing. Background: Overuse of antibiotics and inappropriate prescribing has resulted in rapid development of antimicrobial ...
Newly qualified health visitor: Discussing vaccinations with families through health visiting contacts
Bethany Boddy considers the important role health visitors have in discussing vaccinations with families through mandated contacts and sharing evidence-based research to promote vaccination uptake.
Paediatric enteral feeding at home: an analysis of patient safety incidents
Aims To describe the nature and causes of patient safety incidents relating to care at home for children with enteral feeding devices. Methods We analysed incident data relating to paediatric nasogastric, gastrostomy ...
Helping young people who self-harm
Key learning points: For many young people, the function of self-harm is to escape an unbearable emotional state; relief and negative feelings experienced following self-harm can result in a cycle of self-harming behaviour; ...