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Washer: Clinical Communication Skills

Chapter 10

Action for Sick Children
UK’s largest charity dedicated to caring for sick children, their website includes a section on information for health professionals.
www.actionforsickchildren.org/

Information Sharing
UK Department for Education and Skills Practitioners’ Guide describing UK ‘Every Child Matters’ policy.
www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/deliveringservices/informationsharing/

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused
UK government policy on dealing with child abuse from the Department of Education and Skills.
www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/resources-and-practice/IG00182/

Working Together to Safeguard Children
This is the UK government’s policy that sets out how individuals and organisations should work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
http://www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/resources-and-practice/IG00060/

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
UK Child Protection charity.
www.nspcc.org.uk/

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
www.rcpch.ac.uk/

The Society for Adolescent Medicine
SAM is a US multi-disciplinary organization of health professionals who are committed to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents. Their website has a range of health related resources for health professionals, for teenagers and their parents.
www.adolescenthealth.org/

European Training in Effective Adolescent Care and Health (EuTEACH) Programme
This site was developed for use by health care professionals involved in either the teaching of adolescent health or clinical care of adolescents and young adults.
www.euteach.com/