24th October 2019

The name Partners in Paediatrics appears in writing for the first time on a letter, dated 10th March 1998, to members of the Service Mapping Subgroup. Before this date, various combinations of ‘paediatric’, ‘services’, ‘collaboration’, ‘provider’ and ‘consortium’ can be found. Partners in Paediatrics disappears almost straight away, but resurfaces, used, perhaps definitively to name the initiative, in the first ‘Briefing Note’ (newsletter) in June 1998. View here

By July 1998, it is firmly established as the name- in-use. View here