RCN Wales 2016 Nurse of the Year has developed a best-practice protocol for administering a blended diet for children with complex needs.
A one-day event, organised by the Prison Reform Trust, University of Leeds, NHS Improvement and the National Autistic Society, was held in London to discuss future strategies for people who have learning disabilities and have committed a sexual offence.
An American review into allergenic food tolerance has found that introduction to certain food types earlier on in life can reduce the risks of developing allergies.
Children spend less time doing physical activity as they progress through primary school, research has found.
At a time where morale in learning disability nursing seems low, light can be found through the Positive Choices conference, and LD nurse Melanie Davies being awarded the top accolade in nursing.
Combating student attrition and encouraging more people into learning disability nurses were...
Make your feelings known about the future of the children's nursing degree, as concerns...
Dispatches investigation found that inpatients with learning disabilities at St Andrew's Healthcare were subject to shocking treatment.
Nursing Children and Young People editorial by Christine Walker.
As demand for children’s care services rises, funding is being cut.
Nursing Children and Young People editorial by Christine Walker
Nursing Children and Young People editor Christine Walker discusses whether targets set in...
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A review of 17 regional neonatal transport services has shown that they are ‘understaffed, under-resourced and part time’, but that these problems are not related to the dedication of the nurses and doctors who work in them.
Too many children die from asthma attacks that could have been prevented if their condition had been managed more effectively. These deaths occur despite a plethora of national guidance on good practice.
A pay rise of no more than 1% is what nurses in England can expect in the coming year. This – coupled with fewer automatic incremental pay increases year on year under the national pay system Agenda for Change and more links to performance – is in the health department’s main evidence to the independent pay review body.
Christine Walker, editor of Nursing Children and Young People, looks back on the ICN's biennial conference in Seoul