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Pat Cullen, Emma McKinney and Sarah Travers

Nurse of the year award for nurse who made CAMHS more accessible to young ex-offenders

Service users now experience seamless transition to community CAMHS after leaving custody

Alison Leary

The nurses and midwives named in the Queen’s Birthday honours 2019

Leaders in clinical care, research, education and nursing management among those recognised

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Measles outbreak: misinformation and poverty fuel quadrupling of worldwide cases

False claims on social media mean nurses need to reassure parents about vaccinations

Preterm

Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm

NICE has issued new guidance on respiratory care for premature babies

Ambitious new curriculum redefines public health nursing standards

Recommended curriculum outlines what is expected of public health nurses

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RCNi Nurse Awards 2019: find out who is in the finals

We reveal this year’s shortlist of fabulous nurses, healthcare assistants and teams

Evidence and Practice

Care and management of children with a totally implanted central venous access device: portacath

Care and management of children with a totally implanted central venous access device:...

Research and advances in technology have enabled children and young people with life-...

Open access
Children’s and parents’ views about using mobile phones to support outdoor play

Children’s and parents’ views about using mobile phones to support outdoor play

Background The mobile phone is significant in the lives of UK middle-school children aged 7-...

An online international learning project in an undergraduate children’s nursing programme

An online international learning project in an undergraduate children’s nursing...

Internationalisation of the curriculum (IoC) is a focus for higher education institutions....

Retained primitive reflexes in children, clinical implications and targeted home-based interventions

Retained primitive reflexes in children, clinical implications and targeted home-based...

This article discusses problems such as learning difficulties and behavioural problems that...

Improving asthma care for children and young people through reflection

Improving asthma care for children and young people through reflection

Asthma is a common condition, but there is evidence that it is not always managed well in...

The Me first communication model

The Me first communication model

This article explores communication and decision-making with children and young people in...

Features

Sports charity uses social prescribing to help young people

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

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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

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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

Willow Cracknell & Tia Ball

Children’s hospital makes pioneering move by introducing Duke of Edinburgh award scheme

Young people with kidney problems learn useful skills by taking up the scheme

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Trudy Ward & team

Child health nursing: how to gain recognition for your improvements to patient care

We hope our roll-call of amazing nurses will inspire you to enter the RCNi awards

Opinion

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More must be done to address the children's nursing workforce crisis

It is vital that consensus between providers and higher education institutions is achieved

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Breast is best but formula is still an option

Healthcare professionals should not be dictatorial in the choice between breast or bottle

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Legal disputes about care with a high media profile

Stephen McKeever is due to present this matter for discussion at RCN congress

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

Child feeding

How patient involvement enhances research into feeding children during BMT

By sharing their views patients, families and researchers can ensure research is relevant

NBS

Waiting on a newborn’s result from a heel prick test is an anxious time for parents

Healthcare professionals’ and parents’ experiences of the confirmatory testing period

Is high-flow nasal cannula therapy feasible for managing bronchiolitis in ED?

A literature review examines potential benefits of using high-flow nasal cannula therapy

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