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?

Further information:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352906718300174#!

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