Chapter 1. Setting the Scene: The Context of Emergency Care for Children and Young People

  1. Karen Cleaver and
  2. Janet Webb
  1. Karen Cleaver and
  2. Janet Webb

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691786.ch1

Emergency Care of Children and Young People

Emergency Care of Children and Young People

How to Cite

Cleaver, K. and Webb, J. (2007) Setting the Scene: The Context of Emergency Care for Children and Young People, in Emergency Care of Children and Young People (eds K. Cleaver and J. Webb), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691786.ch1

Editor Information

  1. School of Health and Social Care, The University of Greenwich, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101103

Online ISBN: 9780470691786

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Keywords:

  • emergency care of children;
  • young people;
  • family life;
  • health policy;
  • emergency services

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Children and family life in the UK

  • Children's health and well—being

  • Legislative and policy context

  • Emergency services for children