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Neonatal care needs to put more emphasis on multiple births

A twins and multiple births report reveals regional variations in care, but how much can be...

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Setting the standard for care of children and young people with long-term conditions

Children can find health services hard to access, but a new set of standards aims to change...

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RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – finalists

Awards will celebrate the best of nursing

Support pay deal

Unison urges nurses and support staff to accept three-year NHS pay deal

UK’s largest public service union endorses deal at this week’s health conference in Brighton

Student loans

Education secretary urged to intervene after student loan error

RCN wants ‘worried and distressed’ healthcare students to receive the financial support they...

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Game of Thrones' star becomes RCN ambassador...

TV's mother of dragons is nursing's latest ally in the fight to raise awareness of staff...

Evidence and Practice

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Premature baby

Collaboration challenges faced by nurses when premature infants are discharged

Aim To explore the collaboration challenges faced by neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...

A-Z of syndromes: Rett syndrome

How to recognise and support children who have this rare developmental and neurological...

Acute burns

Acute burns management: placement reflections of a children’s nursing student

Reflection can help nurses make sense of their clinical surroundings and understand risks,...

Addisons disease

Adrenal insufficiency, steroid sick day rules and the paediatric endocrine nurse

Clinical governance processes are important for improving patient care. Patients with...

Leadership

Leadership and management influences on personal and professional development and group...

The ever-evolving nature of nursing requires professionals to keep their knowledge up to...

A-Z of syndromes: Qazi Markouizos syndrome

A series about disorders and diseases with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

Revalidation

Doubt in paediatric team’s abilities prompted us to raise our game

When his trauma team was overlooked in an emergency situation, senior staff nurse Drew...

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Reflective account

Write a reflective account

Describe what you have learned from a CPD article in a reflective account and gain a...

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Revalidation video

Watch our animated guide to revalidation

Our short film explains the revalidation process

Continuous development

Revalidation process gives specialists a chance to shine

As the first tranche of staff renew registration this month, cancer nurses explain why a new...

Patient feedback

How nurses are preparing for the revalidation process

Five nurses from across the UK discuss their plans for renewing their registration,...

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Reflective writing

An introduction to revalidation

Why revalidation, why now?

Features

Helping displaced Rohingya children in a refugee camp

Children’s nurse Becky Platt spent three weeks working as part of an emergency medical team...

Meningitis test on infants

Bacterial meningitis: why symptoms are not as straightforward to detect in infants...

Leading research contends that over-reliance on classic fever symptoms by healthcare...

‘Parents, like us, of trans children are begging for support’

The mother of child who has transitioned socially from girl to boy says the fear that...

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Talking SENSE with young people caught up in traumatic events

The Survivors Assistance Network gives practical and emotional support to children and...

Framework for change: supporting you to drive improvement

The Leading Change, Adding Value framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff is halfway...

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Nursing in Somalia: ‘I have saved many lives – that’s what’s important’

Conflict and drought have created desperate conditions for the people of Somalia, forcing...

Opinion

Reading between the lines of the proposed pay deal

Despite the government's latest decision to allow pay to increase, staff nurse Emma Cowen is...

Why there should be a national funding strategy for community children's...

There is a glaring lack of NHS funding for 24/7 children’s community palliative care. Helen...

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Emma Cowen: Making the transition from student to mentor

Being assigned a student to mentor gives Emma Cowen cause to reflect on how much she has...

Students

Nervous

Starting out: Butterflies on the first day

Newly qualified nurses can feel a sense of pride that they have joined the profession.

What to do when words fail

Communication problems are not uncommon when people with complex needs are admitted to...

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Observing cardiac surgery made me appreciate theatre nurses’ role

Watching a surgeon replace a young patient’s heart valves helped children’s nursing student...

Careers

Award finalist develops a children's rights charter for health board...

Runner up at the 2017 RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year awards, Eirlys Thomas wants active...

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Kath Evans: ‘Working to improve child health is everyone’s business’

Kath Evans, director of nursing for babies, children and young people at Barts Health NHS...

Can residential camps improve outcomes for young people with long-term health...

Exploring the impact of using a specialised camp programme for young people who have long-...

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