Model Stage: What are my choices?

BMA Children & Young People Ethics Toolkit

An ethics toolkit for healthcare professionals delivering care to children and young people.

Giving feedback about your health service as a child or young person

A video and example letter/template explaining how CYPs can give feedback about an experience within a health service.

Young person

Having more than one option means you have the choice and level of control – 1 option can feel a punishment or make you feel incredibly powerless, no can then feel only way you can have choice

Me first team

A CYP saying no could be a reaction to not being offered choice. If they are not given options – saying no may the only way they feel their voice is being heard.

Me first team

Often young people say they resist because no is the only choice they have. One CYP said “saying no is the only way i feel like a person”

Facing the Future Superhero

A webpage with information and activities about RCPCH’s Facing the Future standards and CYP rights.

Fixing my anxiety: Young people fixing anxiety issues

The Fixing My Anxiety project allowed young people suffering from anxiety conditions to communicate their lived
experiences and proposed solutions.

HEEADSSS Topic Selector

A resource to help a child or young person to choose their preferred topics of discussion.

Video: Mental health in children – deciding what’s best together

A short film exploring the importance of shared decision making in mental health.

QNI Transition of Care Programme

A programme that aims to improve care for young people who are in the ‘transition’ process from children’s to adults’ community healthcare.