Carli Whittaker

A nurse makes notes on a chart while looking at a medical monitor attached to an infant’s bed

PEWS could be a great leap forward as long as you have the staff to use it

New initiatives are to be welcomed, but investment in children’s nursing is a priority


Winter pressures and the effect on children’s health: ‘firefighting to keep kids safe’

It will be a difficult time for children’s nurses with industrial action and care pressures


Why workforce shortages and working practices in the NHS need to be addressed

Children’s nurses are agile and adaptable, but they are under increasing pressure and tired

Overwhelmed: how children’s nurses are keeping going despite the constant pressure

A number of concerns are contributing to children’s nurses' anxiety

COVID-19: when will we return to some sort of normality?

A potential end to the pandemic is in sight, but tired nurses still face daily uncertainties


COVID-19: are children’s nurses prepared for a second wave?

As young people return to education, we must be ready for a resurgence in the COVID-19 pandemic

Picture of a child wearing a surgical mask

COVID-19: the challenges for children's nurses

Social isolation and anxiety about contagion may have psychological effects on children and nurses