Chapter 33. The Health of Children/Young People in Care

  1. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer
  1. Cathy Sheehan BSc (Hons), RGN, RSCN nurse

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch33

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

How to Cite

Sheehan, C. (2009) The Health of Children/Young People in Care, in Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse (ed K. Moyse), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch33

Editor Information

  1. Health at Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158008

Online ISBN: 9781444322644

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Keywords:

  • The Health of Children/Young People in Care;
  • The National Service Framework (NSF);
  • The policy context of children who are in care;
  • The role of the primary health care team;
  • The health of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The policy context of children who are in care

  • The role of the primary health care team

  • The health of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

  • Conclusion

  • Resources

  • References