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Alive at work
  1. Anna Baverstock1,
  2. Fiona Finlay2
  1. 1Paediatrics, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, UK
  2. 2Community Child health, Virgin Health care, Bath
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anna Baverstock, Paediatrics, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton TA1 5DA, UK; anna.baverstock{at}

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