Hospital--school liaison: perspectives of health and education professionals supporting children with renal transplants.

@article{Poursanidou2008HospitalschoolLP,
  title={Hospital--school liaison: perspectives of health and education professionals supporting children with renal transplants.},
  author={Konstantina Poursanidou and Philip Garner and Alan E. Watson},
  journal={Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={253-67}
}
This article explores collaboration between health and education staff as a key aspect of educational provision for children with chronic medical conditions, drawing upon material from interviews with eight health professionals (paediatric nephrologists and specialist renal nurses) and 11 mainstream schoolteachers involved in the care and schooling of children with renal transplants. Notwithstanding the apparent existence of good practice, a complex interplay of attitudinal, institutional and… CONTINUE READING

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