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    Climbie Inquiry sets new standards
    • Jason L Louis, Consultant in Emergency medicine
    • Other Contributors:
      • Sarah J Bridges, Consultant Paediatrician

    Dear Editor

    King and Reid [1] highlight a number of standards relating to child protection procedures within emergency departments. In January 2003, Lord Laming published his report of the Victoria Climbie Inquiry which contains further recommendations regarding healthcare arrangements for children and procedures for investigation of possible deliberate harm. Those relevant to emergency department practice mainly conc...

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