This topic hence entails immense significance and needs to be understood in the context of real-time problems that exist within the treatment within the NHS mechanism.
In the world of medical practice and health care, there are many more practical issues than ordinarily meet the eye. The provision of care facilities involves issues pertaining to the context of legal, ethical and professional domain, that are integral to the well-being of both the child and the health care provider. Centuries ago, while the science of medical care was in its technical evolution stage, the prime area of reference was only the provision of health care. However, in today's world, where the scientific world has come of age in its standing vis--vis disease care and prevention, subsidiary issues have emerged that are considered to be of prime importance in the realm of health care.
The changes in society and life all around the world have brought about considerable changes in the lifestyles of people. Similarly, the profession of health care has seen its development through the ages, and many additional factors like social class, gender and ethnic groups concerns need to be understood better.
It is increasingly important for healthcare professionals to develop their knowledge in this realm, which seems pertinent to their area of clinical practice and the delivery of child care. This is because the science is medical care has become ever more complex, and in the contemporary world, it not only pertains to the provision of medicines to the needy, but also an all-encompassing care provided in terms of social class, gender and ethnic groups concerns. The understanding of ethical and legal issues helps one to balance and assess the validity of ethical and legal arguments in relation to particular cases.
Child healthcare were once viewed as an inevitable consequence of being infirm and bed-ridden. As it has been recognized that this is not the case, child healthcare have come to be seen much more as an indicator of the quality of care provided, and are consequently high on the political and health agenda. This article provides an overview of the key aspects of child healthcare risk assessment and prevention drawn from a variety of national policy documents (Stephen-Haynes, 2004).
A very comprehensive yet lucid representation of guidelines for health care professionals practitioners (NMC code of professional conduct, 2004, p. 3) states precisely guidelines on the same lines: A registered health care professional in caring for children and clients must: respect the child or client as an individual, obtain consent before you give any treatment within the NHS or care, protect confidential information, co-operate with others in the team This clearly goes on to show the emphasis that is laid upon the teaching and training of health care professionals from the grass-root level. Worth noting are also the factors of 'confidentiality' and 'co-operating with others in the team'. Though a health care professional may be professionally quite capable, but unless the feelings of the child are appropriately empathized with, provisioning of effective health care may be seriously hampered.
Adaptive and innovative behavior is the need of the hour in a professional as dynamic and ever-changing as the medical profession. So, when the moment of truth arises, it becomes very difficult for the problem to