Caring for children with disabilities

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Chait-Rubinek, L. Caring for children with disabilities, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12145

`I recently completed my first rotation as a doctor in the Emergency Department. Prior to entering the medical workforce, I had spent most of my employed life as a respite carer looking after and assisting children with developmental disabilities. I thought about these kids and how difficult an Emergency Department (ED) environment would be for…

DFTB go to Berlin

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Tagg, A. DFTB go to Berlin, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-go-to-berlin/

Organising a conference is no mean feat. Organising it in a country where you don’t even speak the language just ups the ante. This year the Social Media and Critical Care conference, otherwise known as SMACC, will be held in Berlin. Last year’s #SMACCmini  paediatric workshop was one of the highlights of my visit to…

Trauma education at RCH

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Tagg, A. Trauma education at RCH, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11996

If you are critically injured as a child in Victoria, Australia, the chances are that you will end up at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. Every year they see approximately 320 severely injured children from all over Victoria.  177 of these are brought in by helicopter. #RCHTrauma2017 was a joint educational evening put on…

The Diversity of Youth – LGBTQ+

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O'Neill, T. The Diversity of Youth – LGBTQ+, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12005

LGBTQ+ people face inequalities in both their access to and experiences of healthcare. We know that these healthcare inequalities are also faced by LGBTQ+ youth. Healthcare services tend to be hetero-normative, and education for healthcare professionals about LGBTQ+ issues is sadly lacking. Mental health challenges are high amongst the LGBTQ+ community, but there are a…