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A. W. C. H.
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Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare
Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare

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Today is the last day for @AustalianDigitalHealthAgency survey #Your healthYoursay. A chance for Australians to have input on what we expect from health technology and a modern health system.

Our blog "L is for Linking to health information", provides tips and tools for consumers and HCP's when evaluating information. There is focus on the link between people and helpful health information/digital information combined with health literacy of families and individuals.

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L is for Linking to health information
Searching for health information?  Here's some tips and tools to evaluate your way through the  information jungle and link to better information Are you looking for health information for your child? Perhaps you are creating a service for children or young...

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The Internet is like a puddle
Shona Innes and Irisz Agócs . (illustrator)   Five Mile Press ,
Victoria, 2014 ISBN 9781760064167 For children aged 3-6 yrs A cautionary tale Don’t let the wide-eyed animals in “The internet is like a puddle” lull you into thinking all is calm. Expect a ser...

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In memory of Dr Graham Bench
As I was finalising my talk for the ACCYPN conference last week I was reflecting on how far we have come in the care of children and young people in healthcare since AWCH was established in 1973 .  I was thinking of the dedicated and motivated individuals w...

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M – is for Moment of panic and Mum’s sleeping on the floor
Moment of panic A brown blob appeared momentarily in my peripheral vision and disappeared, I stopped. Continuing on, the motion of my swinging hair caused the reappearance of the brown blob. Standing still, I sensed a slight weight, something was there… and...

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Who's got a normal family?
By Belinda Nowell and illustrated by Mi š a Alexander Little Steps Publishing, Glebe 2016.  ISBN 9781925117752. “I read the book three times… it makes people feel okay about the type of family they have”, said one primary school reader Who’s got a normal fa...

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Our Stripy Baby
Written by Gillian Shields and illustrated by Paula Metcalf Macmillan children’s books, 2006. ISBN 1405022108. Our stripy baby , written for young children, is essentially a story about embracing differences. Get ready for a splash of colour and an imaginat...

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