There are times when inter-departmental politics or indifference may sometimes spill onto service provision and threaten to affect patient care. There can be no doubt that an emergency section cannot be delayed indefinitely. An unstable child who requires NICU or transfer can potentially occupy both Paediatric SHO and Registrar for hours. This article raises some concerns and simple solutions, aiming to decrease the friction between Obstetrician and Paediatrician during this particular type of emergency.
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