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‘Winning an RCNi Nurse Award increased my self-confidence and inspired me to do more’

Paediatric emergency nurse Drew McDonald won the Child Health category in the RCNi Nurse...

My elective in Malawi highlighted the true values of nursing

Final year nursing student Sarah S Ball reflects on her trip to a remote village in Malawi,...

Children will tell it how it is, so listen to them

Being one of only two learning disability consultants working in children’s hospitals in the...

Look after yourself

Caring for yourself when you are the patient

Being a nurse doesn’t give immunity from long-term illness: points to consider after being...

Sickness

Study highlights link between unfairness and staff sickness

Work dissatisfaction can affect health, recruitment and retention

Careers target

Rediscover your passion by setting fresh career goals

Work motivation can be kick-started by redefining your ambitions

My job

Doris Corkin

Doris Corkin: 'My students’ achievements inspire me greatly'...

Senior lecturer in education at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University...

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Kath Evans: ‘Working to improve child health is everyone’s business’

Kath Evans, director of nursing for babies, children and young people at Barts Health NHS...

Alan Glasper, emeritus professor of children's and young people's nursing at the University of Southampton

Alan Glasper: 'The ability to make a sick child smile is a priceless quality'...

Alan Glasper, emeritus professor of children and young people's nursing at the University of...

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‘Listen to what the children and young people are saying to you’

Chair of the Association of Chief Children's Nurses and Birmingham Women’s and Children’s...

60 seconds with advanced nurse practitioner Emma Masters

Emma Masters’ patients are young people undergoing cancer treatment

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Creating lasting memories in end of life care

Lead nurse Candice St John has a unique way to help bereaved families remember their children

Research in practice

An exploratory study of the experiences of children and young people with an...

Being held still and not being informed about why a procedure was being carried out are some...

Can residential camps improve outcomes for young people with long-term health...

Exploring the impact of using a specialised camp programme for young people who have long-...

CBT interventions for young people with type 1 diabetes review

A review of randomised controlled trials in cognitive behaviours interventions

Homeless

Youth homelessness, sexuality and healthcare: the lived experiences of transgender...

A research study on sexual health and homelessness aims to influence change in service...

Effectiveness of urokinase for salvaging occluded central venous access devices

A literature review explores the effectiveness of urokinase in salvaging occluded central...

Understanding parents’ experiences of caring for a child with congenital heart disease

Literature review of the impact of caring for a child with congenital heart disease

Research and commentary

Can acupuncture help to reduce anxiety in children and young people?

Considering the implications of studies into neonatal, child and adolescent health

Asthma

Why it is important to engage children and young people in managing their asthma

Implications of studies into neonatal, child and adolescent health

More psychosocial support needed for parents caring for a child with cystic fibrosis

Paper examines caregiver burden and quality of life of parents of young children with cystic...

Advantages of paper versus electronic versions of paediatric early warning scoring...

Recommended to assist nurses in detecting deterioration in children PEWS systems have been...

The ward as emotional ecology: adolescent experiences of managing mental health and...

A study of 20 young people who had experienced psychiatric units in the UK formed the basis...

Researchers explore factors influencing mental and emotional health in at-risk young...

At-risk young people in a US middle school took part in an innovative qualitative research...

Research essentials

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How to write for professional and academic journals

Once you have made the decision to publish your work the next step is to consider your...

Peer_Review

Responding to, and learning from, peer review feedback

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence, or who...

Social media

How to use social media to disseminate research findings

Traditionally, research and theoretical studies have been disseminated through articles...

Designing a presentation

How to prepare conference abstracts and poster presentations

Hints and tips on preparing an engaging and targeted abstract for a conference presentation...

Presenting to a committee

How to apply for research ethics committee approval

This article explores when and where ethical approval is required and how this should be...

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Considerations when costing research grants

Conducting research to a high standard requires funding and grant applications to funding...

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