Sharryn is Consultant in Paediatric Emergency and General Paediatrics. Consultant stand-alone Paediatric Emergency Department, Ormskirk Hospital, UK. Diploma Solution Focused Practice bringing positive therapy into Emergency.

Gillick Competence – a crash course

Cite this article as: Gardner, S. Gillick Competence – a crash course, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: The words are always thrown around when a teenager refuses treatment – but how much do you actually know about the Gillick case?