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Child at top of stairs may fall

A national accident prevention strategy for England

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents calls for preventive action across the ages

Portions of easy to swallow hospital food are put on plates

‘We don’t need Prue Leith to tell us hospital food should get an overhaul’

RCN unimpressed by call for food campaigner and Bake Off judge to review NHS catering

School nurse with a pupil

School nurse numbers in UK fall by 30% since 2010

They may be the first person that vulnerable pupils turn to for help, says RCN

Illustration of NHS staff standing round giant NHS letters with UK and EU flag colours on it. Picture: Daniel Mitchell

Nurses from outside UK tell of negative workplace experiences since Brexit referendum

Foreign staff say prejudice and barriers to career progression might force them out of NHS

Patient Janet Adams on the ward with her husband Arthur and daughter and son-in law on their wedding day

Nurse brings wedding day to the ward for mother of the bride

Patient Janet Adams was too unwell to attend ceremony, but didn’t miss out on the occasion

Board game aims to stimulate nurses to identify and discuss domestic violence and abuse

The board game that helps you identify domestic violence and abuse

Nurse lecturer’s learning tool aims to get healthcare staff talking about how they can help

Evidence and Practice

Early recognition and treatment of Henoch-Schönlein purpura in children

Early recognition and treatment of Henoch-Schönlein purpura in children

Nurses should be aware of the presentation and pathophysiology of Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Use of storytelling and audio podcasts in qualitative research

Use of storytelling and audio podcasts in qualitative research

This article discusses the author’s experiences of using an audio podcast to guide and...

Parents’ decision-making about attending an emergency department with their child

Parents’ decision-making about attending an emergency department with their child

Evaluation to explain frequent ED attendance and indicate potential redesigns to services

The importance of protocol-based eye care in the paediatric intensive care unit

The importance of protocol-based eye care in the paediatric intensive care unit

With eye care education, nurses can look out for any warning signs of injury or infection

 Primary school children’s participation in selecting children’s nursing students

Primary school children’s participation in selecting children’s nursing students

Partnerships between universities and schools can have many mutually beneficial outcomes

Matilda the Musical: the potential value of the arts in children’s nursing education

Matilda the Musical: the potential value of the arts in children’s nursing education

Musical theatre is a valid way of teaching a difficult topic, such as safeguarding children

Features

nurse_Adama_Kargbo with_Daisy _O’Leary

Putting wheezy children on a pathway to better health

Nurses in North London have cut the number of children re-admitted with breathing problems

Broderick and Oram

Nurse develops community oxygen-weaning guideline for neonates with chronic lung disease

Joanna Broderick’s award-winning work has improved safety and enhanced patient autonomy

Sports charity uses social prescribing to help young people

A charity is using social prescribing to support vulnerable young people in the community

Paediatric nurse

Reflecting on 30 years of change in children’s nursing

Since Nursing Children and Young People's launch there have been enormous advances...

Tackling the growing problem of air pollution and children’s health

Researchers, including nurses, will monitor the effects of low emission initiatives

Robots

Robots help children in hospital be part of school/other activities

New devices could help prevent children from becoming lonely when isolated from other people

Opinion

Nurse and baby in incubator

How should we respond to the crisis in neonatal nursing?

The RCN’s career guidance on neonatal nursing must address changes in the profession

Baby with stoma

Best practice in stoma care for neonates, children and young people

Global Paediatric Stoma Nurses Advisory Board has issued guidelines for stoma care

A Roald Dahl specialist children’s nurse with a patient and another healthcare team member

Measuring the value of Roald Dahl children’s nurses and their marvellous medicine

The charity is asking patients and families about the NHS care its specialist nurses offer

Students

MMR vaccine

Is it time to make MMR vaccination compulsory?

Nurses need to counteract the anti-vaccination movement’s propaganda

Parents

Parents are the real professionals when it comes to their children

Good communication is vital in assessing paediatric early warning systems

Being a parent helps me in children’s nursing

Chris Steele on how his personal experiences are used to enhance his caregiving

Careers

When a child dies, grandparents have unique support needs

The emotional pain felt by grandparents is often overlooked

Involving bereaved parents in research design can be a mutually beneficial experience

Tara Kerr-Elliott’s interviews influenced a proposed study on post-death care

Pregnant women at a parent support group

Experiences of pregnant women with fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease

Parent support groups have an important role for women with fetal abnormalities

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