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A SLIP-SLOP-SLAP campaign is needed to prevent children getting sunburned and put at risk of skin cancer later, a GP from London argues. Young children 'toasted on one side' are an all-too-familiar picture in Britain, says Dr Claire Gordon in General Practitioner. British doctors and parents need to learn a lesson from the Australians and their slip (on a shirt), slop (on sun cream) and slap (on a hat) campaign, she argues.