Are children really safeguarded in the UK health service?

Graham, C.
January 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2007, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article comments on the paper "Implementation of the Healthcare Recommendation Arising from the Victoria Climbié report" that was published within the issue. The author questions the real commitment of British health organizations in protecting children, considering the constantly changing format of the National Health Service.


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