05 July NHS turns 70: How much better our children are due to the National Health Service (NHS)
This month’s 70th anniversary of the National Health Service (NHS) offers a significant opportunity to thank all the multi-disciplinary teams and support staff that comprise team NHS.
How much better our children are because of them.
In this blog we also offer a global focus on health themes which translate across NHS specialties. Especially three key areas:
- The importance of listening to parents’ concerns for their child
- Clear communication around outcomes
- And the need for psychological support for parents and young people
International research is addressing these themes in relation to parents’ concerns for their children with Fontan circulation and asks: Will she live a long happy life?