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NHS agrees to fund drug for children with Batten disease

Decision comes weeks before families set to go to the High Court to challenge NHS England's...

RCN advertising campaign will target the public in a bid to secure a safe nurse staffing law in England

Safe nurse staffing campaign: RCN takes its fight to the public

College appeals for the public’s support in its bid to secure a safe staffing law in England

Asthma inhaler and medication. Picture: iStock

Asthma management: how nurses can help prevent attacks

Update from the British Thoracic Society and Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Scottish parliament building

RCN demands action on bullying in Scottish health service

Parliamentary debate on the issue sparks call for culture change

NMC report on whistleblowing

NMC receives 34 whistleblowing disclosures in 2018/19

Report reveals how the nurse regulator dealt with whistleblowers' concerns

Irish nurses picketing outside Cork University Hospital

Irish nurses will be ‘prime targets’ for UK recruiters post-Brexit, union says

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation warns government to improve working conditions

Evidence and Practice

Development and validation of the Children’s Competence in Decision-Making Scale

Development and validation of the Children’s Competence in Decision-Making Scale

Developing a tool to measure competence in the decision-making process in children aged 8-12

Withdrawal of treatment from critically ill children: legal and ethical issues

Withdrawal of treatment from critically ill children: legal and ethical issues

The complex issues involved in the care of children who receive life-sustaining treatment

Approaches to community-based palliative care provision by children’s hospices in the UK

Approaches to community-based palliative care provision by children’s hospices in the UK

Meeting the needs of children with palliative conditions and those of their families

Adolescent safeguarding

Adolescent safeguarding: a review of the literature

Key themes are identified: adolescent life course, risk and vulnerability, and safeguarding

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...

Features

Picture shows specialist transition nurse Giselle Padmore-Payne with patient Benjamin Tshibangu in a BBC London interview

Charity helps children’s transition to adult services

Specialist nurses funded by the Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity are helping to care for children with long-term conditions and smooth their transition to adult services

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

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Putting wheezy children on a pathway to better health

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

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

Opinion

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Nurse with babies in incubators

Nursing shortages has its impact in every area of children's services

More must be done to improve recruitment and retention from neonatal care to school nursing

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

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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