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All they need is love? Helping children to recover from neglect and abuse
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    Enabling Paediatricians to contribute to improved outcomes in maltreated children?
    • Dr Michelle D Zalkin, Paediatric SpR
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      • Dr Deborah Hodes, Consultant Paediatrician and Named Doctor for Child Protection, Camden

    We welcome Dr Rees' October review as it highlights the need for a radical re-think in safeguarding training if the paediatrician is to start to contribute to the protection of children in the way she suggests. Most maltreated children are seen by paediatric trainees and traditional training has not equipped them or their seniors to view their role in the way suggested. As well as recognition and response, training should...

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