Linda Milnes

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Asthma

Exploring new methods of adherence assessment for asthma care

Study looks at using an electronic monitoring device to measure adherence to treatment in young people with severe asthma

Asthma

Why it is important to engage children and young people in managing their asthma

Implications of studies into neonatal, child and adolescent health

Researchers explore factors influencing mental and emotional health in at-risk young...

At-risk young people in a US middle school took part in an innovative qualitative research project.

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Click: DDH UK forum and support group

A Facebook forum and support group has been set up for families of children with developmental dysplasia of the hip.

Peer_Review

Responding to, and learning from, peer review feedback

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence, or who have expertise in the same area of practice.

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Help for parents – online health tools

This month we focus on two examples of child health-related tools for parents available via the NHS Choices website.

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Improving transition for young people with cerebral palsy

Transition from child to adult healthcare services remains problematic and variable between health boards and can be distressing for families.

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Considerations when costing research grants

Conducting research to a high standard requires funding and grant applications to funding bodies need a detailed breakdown of justified costs to show value for money. All expenditure must be accounted for, even down to the cost of tea and coffee.

Your path to research

Working as a nurse researcher can be personally and professionally rewarding, according to two children's nurses who have done it