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Research in practice

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-...

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

A rare differential for non-accidental injury

Case study analysis of a two-year-old admitted to the ED in a case of unexplained fractures

A brave new world: is human genome editing morally permissible?

The discovery of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing tool poses ethical questions about...

Exploration of pain-related quality of life in adolescents with cancer

Study explores specific ways in which pain affects quality of life of adolescents with...

Research and commentary

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...

Adolescents' perceptions of healthcare education...

Study also explored participation in decision making by children with chronic conditions

Using a DVD as day surgery preparation for children and families

Study aims to explore and evaluate the impact of an informative pre-operative DVD following...

Evaluate the evidence comparing the effectiveness of paracetamol and ibuprofen

Study evaluates the effectiveness of paracetamol versus ibuprofen administration in febrile...

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...

My job

Kath_Evans

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...

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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

'Children have different health needs - invest in research now and save money...

Associate professor in children and young people's nursing, Linda Milnes on why obtaining...

My job: lead nurse for children's cancer and campaigner...

Rachel Hollis is a stalwart RCN campaigner for children’s services. The former chair of the...

Career advice

‘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

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