When patients in the Children’s Hospital need extra attention from play specialists this needs to be communicated to all staff.


There needed to be a quick, simple and child-friendly way to communicate this to staff.

Children can feel anxious on the ward.


To produce stickers for patients and stamps for patient’s notes to indicate to staff that the patient has seen a play specialist.


The stickers put children at ease and are bright, colourful and fun. The stickers and the stamps for patients’ notes are a quick, simple and child-friendly way  to communicate specific information between staff.

Name and Job Title   Alison Price, play specialist.


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Colorectal/Stoma Care Nurse for 20 years. Now working as Head of Education Ostomy Dvision Coloplast Ltd. supporting Nurse Specialists demonstrate their value via Apollonursingresource.com . Love photography and have developed AcademyOfFabulousArtStuff.com a not for profit venture which is all about having fun with photography, painting and drawing to raise money for charity.

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