27 Aug 2019

Chronically ill youth needs overlooked in the health system

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:19 pm on 27 August 2019

Adolescents who become chronically ill are often not having their needs met when they're being cared for in the health system. Otago University researchers have found the system is adult-centric and ill-equipped to cater for younger people's specific needs when they're facing serious health problems. Dr Judith Sligo is the lead author of the study.

Hospital patient waiting for treatment.

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