We must improve mental healthcare for children
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We must improve mental healthcare for children

Kath Evans Director of babies, children and young people’s (BCYP) nursing, Barts Health NHS Trust, North East London Integrated Care Board

Without specialist input from children’s nurses, mental health services are failing to meet young people’s needs

Readers of this journal will need no convincing that nursing makes a difference in society. When nurses are trained and educated to meet the population’s needs, their knowledge, skill, compassion and expert care result in transformational care that contributes to desired outcomes.

Nursing Children and Young People. 35, 6, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.35.6.8.s3

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