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Parents and clinicians working in partnership to reduce medication error

29 April 2016

On 27th April 2016 Medicines for Children jointly hosted a workshop with the Meds IQ project at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health annual conference in Liverpool. The session focussed on the importance of clinicians working in partnership with parents / carers to reduce harm from paediatric prescribing errors.

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The Child Refugee - exploring the welfare needs of unaccompanied asylum seeking children

13 April 2016

The RCPCH is holding a one-day conference on 24th May for anyone with an interest in how agencies can work together to support unaccompanied, asylum-seeking children.

The event features a knowledge-sharing, discussion-based format to encourage integrated working between professionals who have contact with child refugees. It is especially suited for those working in the health sector, education, social care, the legal system, the public sector, the voluntary sector, and other government agencies.

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"As a parent/carer you want to be confident you’re doing it correctly with accurate information and not putting your child at risk."
Leanne Cooper