Long Term Conditions

Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research into Experiences of Primary School Children Managing Long Term Conditions: Systematic Review

There are 1.7 million children and young people in England with long term conditions, these can include asthma, diabetes, epilepsy. The management of such long-term conditions in childhood is shared amongst the parents and when at school, children are responsible for managing the day-to-day aspects of their condition.  Synthesising qualitative research into children’s experiences of managing