Tweet chat for communicating with children and young people

Me first is an education and training resource, funded by Health Education England, that is designed to help healthcare professionals to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in communicating with children and young people. As part of this commitment, the team are hosting a tweet chat, which I encourage you to participate in!

Titled ‘Why do we need to have children- and young person-centred conversations in healthcare’, the Me first tweet chat will take place on Wednesday 25 January 2017, from 8 pm until 9 pm (GMT). Simply open Twitter in your web browser or on your mobile/tablet app, and search for #CYPMeFirst. To view the tweets in chronological order, click ‘Latest’. This helps you to see what people are saying. It’s as simple as that!



Written by simonrstones

Simon R. Stones BSc (Hons) is a multi-award winning patient advocate, consultant and researcher from Bolton in the United Kingdom. He was recognised in 2019 as one of the top 100 most influential people with disabilities in the UK, and was the winner of the international WEGO Health Award for Patient Healthcare Collaborator in 2017. He is a passionate advocate and ambassador for people living with chronic conditions and invisible illnesses, inspired and empowered by his own journey with juvenile arthritis, fibromyalgia, and inflammatory bowel disease since childhood, as well as a carer for his mother. He is currently an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society, a trustee of Fibromyalgia Action UK and RAiISE, board member of the European Network for Children with Arthritis (ENCA) and President of the European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations (ENFA).

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