Nursing Children and Young People

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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

Child care

How the NHS hopes to improve children’s care by investing in the community

NHS Long Term Plan looks to bring key staff together in primary care networks

Child safeguarding

RCN publishes updated child safeguarding guidance

College highlights importance of nurses learning how to prevent harm

Child who charmed royals helps open health centre

A schoolgirl who charmed Prince Harry and Meghan helps declare open a mental health centre

Dame Donna Kinnair

Dame Donna Kinnair is named RCN general secretary

College appoints its acting head following months of ‘sterling leadership’

Evidence and Practice

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...

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A-Z syndromes: Yunis-Varon syndrome

An insight into this rare genetic disorder in which both parents are recessive gene carriers

Recognition and management of food allergy in children

Recognition and management of food allergy in children

Incidence of food allergy has been increasing and is more commonly seen in children....

Treatment and management of seven children with fractured femurs experiencing night terrors in hospital: a case study

Treatment and management of seven children with fractured femurs experiencing night...

This article reports on seven cases of night terror disorder in children with no previous...

Predictors of uncertainty in parents of children living with chronic conditions

Predictors of uncertainty in parents of children living with chronic conditions

Background Uncertainty in illness implies no meaning has been attributed to an illness event...

Features

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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Reflecting on 30 years of change in children’s nursing

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

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

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

Al Aynsley-Green

Sir Al Aynsley Green: ‘Why do we have such appalling outcomes for children?’

Sir Aynsley-Green hopes his new book will highlight issues about children’s health and rights

Opinion

Promote nursing as a positive and rewarding career choice

Nursing is an incredible career, and we must do all we can to promote that

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Join us in celebrating 30 years of Nursing Children and Young People

This month marks 30 years since the launch of the first children’s nursing journal in the UK

Childhood obesity

Book review: Childhood Obesity: Causes, Consequences, and Intervention Approaches

Community nursing reference guide on nutrition and childhood obesity

Students

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

Target

How to hit the target when you apply for a job

Selling yourself in job applications is not as daunting as you may think

Careers

Nurse/patient

How well equipped are children's nurses to deal with mental health conditions?

Literature review examines experiences of children's nurses and the impact training can...

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

What parents need to know about cystic fibrosis adult services

Parents managing a child’s cystic fibrosis need help when they switch to adult services

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