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Name: 'Jayme-Leigh'
Age: 17
Year of the Fix: 2015
Location: West Midlands
Campaign: To encourage doctors to empathise with young patients

When I was younger I had a negative experience at a medical appointment.

I had to have a personal examination and was left feeling alone and frightened when I wasn’t given enough information about what was happening to me.

I want healthcare professionals to show more empathy towards young patients, recognising that a visit to hospital can be daunting.

With Fixers, I want to encourage doctors and nurses to think about the way they come across to vulnerable patients – making sure they feel reassured and understand their treatment.

Shropshire CCG
Karen at the Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting my Fixers project and appeared in my broadcast film.

April 2015

I was given the opportunity to show my Fixers film at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health annual conference in Birmingham. Around 1000 people attended.


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