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Picture of Victoria Kavanagh

Tributes paid to nurse who died in traffic accident

Victoria Kavanagh excelled in her role with the school health service, say colleagues

Picture shows a medic standing next to a car conducting a COVID-19 test at a temporary testing centre at Watford General Hospital

COVID-19 undiagnosed in many nurses, study suggests

Mild cases were missed before loss of taste or smell was added to coronavirus symptoms

Menopause in the workplace

Lack of support for staff during menopause affects work and career, survey reveals

Menopause affects 90% of women doctors’ working lives according to a BMA survey

Image showing money. Protesters are demanding an early pay rise following workforce’s COVID-19 efforts

Thousands expected to join NHS pay protests

Protesters are demanding an early pay rise following workforce’s COVID-19 efforts

Disinfecting surfaces at the Covid-19 recovery ward at Mater Hospital, Belfast

COVID-19: Northern Ireland rewards final-year students for working during pandemic

Health minister extends band 4 pay until their nursing studies end in September

Lupus

Nurse contributors wanted for project showing skin conditions in BAME children

Skin Deep aims to improve the range of images available of dermatological conditions

Evidence and Practice

Basic life support for children and young people with a learning or physical disability and an altered body shape

BLS for children with a learning or physical disability and an altered body shape

Nurses need to undertake basic life support effectively while complying with guidelines

Maternal experiences of domestic abuse and their effect on the mother’s approach to parenting

Maternal experiences of domestic abuse and effects on the mother’s approach to parenting

Maternal experiences of domestic abuse can have detrimental effects on mothers’ parenting

Equipping children’s nurses to de-escalate conflict and communicate challenging information

Equipping nurses to de-escalate conflict and communicate challenging information

This article considers some of the challenging situations children’s nurses may encounter

Biological basis of child health 4: an overview of the central nervous system and principles of neurological assessment

Biological basis of child health 4: an overview of the central nervous system and...

This article is the fourth in a series on the biological basis of child health

Use of subcutaneous fluids in palliative care with children: a case study

Use of subcutaneous fluids in palliative care with children: a case study

A discussion of subcutaneous fluid therapy in the children’s palliative care setting

Designing an adolescent safeguarding curriculum framework for preregistration nurse education programmes

Designing an adolescent safeguarding curriculum framework for preregistration nurse...

Why you should read this article: • To understand the safeguarding risks young people are...

Features

All you need to know about NMC fitness to practise cases

Fitness to practise cases are central to the NMC’s regulation of nursing standards

Lyme disease risks

Lyme disease: how nurses can identify it and advise patients

How to detect the tick-borne infectious disease and promote awareness among the public

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

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Advanced care planning

COVID-19: how nurses can facilitate advance care planning

Conversations about end of life care are important for the patient and those close to them

Picture of a newborn in a neonatal care unit

Plans for US-style project for parents with babies in neonatal intensive care units

Applications for the Sweeney Programme are being sought from UK NICUs for the first time

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Picture shows RCNi Awards 2019 Child health category winner Joanna Broderick (left) with a mother holding a baby and following the oxygen weaning guideline she developed.

The RCNi Nurse Awards 2020 can help put you and your specialty in the spotlight

2019's Child health category winner wants to inspire others to be innovative

Opinion

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Young people wearing masks

COVID-19 pushes children’s safeguarding issues under the radar

The focus on the pandemic means safeguarding tragedies do not get the attention they deserve

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Talk to colleagues about race

Racism in the NHS is hiding in plain sight – and we can all do something about it

As the world grapples with race inequality, the NHS must confront its complicity

Picture shows a teenage boy lying in a hospital bed with his eyes closed.

Sepsis, infection and children: what is the message?

In the absence of a national paediatric early warning score, when you should screen in children

Students

Illustration of a stick man on some pens and paper. Dyspraxia is a developmental coordination disorder which affects the way you memorise, process and organise information. Picture: iStock

When you don’t fit the nursing student ‘ideal’: overcoming academic barriers

We need to re-evaluate how we support and assess students with a specific learning difficulty

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The Children and Young People Student Nurse Network on Twitter

COVID-19: what nursing students will need most as they join the emergency register

Reassurance and support from healthcare professionals, universities and our peers is vital

Presenting

Your first presentation: a nursing student’s guide to speaking at conferences

How presenting can help you develop critical thinking skills, plus tips for preparing

Careers

Odds on favourite: my new career as a nurse at the British Racing School

Nurse Sharon Mott took on a challenge in agreeing to create a role where she is responsible for the health and well-being of young would-be jockeys and grooms at a horse racing school

Diabetes app

Type 1 diabetes in children: how effective is using a smartphone app?

Study examined the efficacy of Euglyca app aimed at children and young people

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