Evidence and Practice

Clinical

The relationship between physical activity and diet, and overweight and obesity, in young people

The relationship between physical activity and diet, and overweight and obesity, in...

Background Childhood obesity has a worldwide association with serious health problems and...

Supporting fathers who want to be involved in providing healthcare for their child

Supporting fathers who want to be involved in providing healthcare for their child

An increasing number of fathers want to be involved in providing healthcare for their child...

Transition and transfer of young people with cystic fibrosis to adult care

Transition and transfer of young people with cystic fibrosis to adult care

Treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF) remains arduous and time-consuming, with young people in...

Open access
Parents’ views on preparation to care for extremely premature infants at home

Parents’ views on preparation to care for extremely premature infants at home

Aim To gain insight into the post-discharge experiences of parents in relation to the...

Open access
Youth forum

Work of the NHS England Youth Forum and its effect on health services

Aim To examine the role of members of the NHS England Youth Forum (NHSEYF) and the...

Child

An exploratory study investigating perceptions, opinions and experiences of...

Aim To explore perceptions, opinions and experiences of safeguarding education within pre-...

CPD articles

Assessment and treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children and young people

Assessment and treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children and young people

Nocturnal enuresis – or bed-wetting – is one of the most common chronic conditions of...

Suctioning

Principles of suctioning in infants, children and young people

Suctioning to clear airway secretions is an important part of the nursing care for children...

Understanding fluid homoeostasis in infants and children

Understanding fluid homoeostasis in infants and children: part 2

Part two of this article focuses on the care and management of infants and children who are...

Fluid balance

Understanding fluid homeostasis in infants and children: part 1

Fluid requirements differ between infants and children. It is important for children’s...

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Testing for primary ciliary dyskinesia

Diagnosis and management of children with primary ciliary dyskinesia

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare, genetic disorder of the motile cilia...

Revalidation

Supporting children’s nurses through Nursing and Midwifery Council revalidation

In April 2016 the Nursing and Midwifery Council introduced revalidation for all nurses and...

A to Z of syndromes

Tay-sachs disease

A-Z Syndromes: Tay-Sachs disease

An insight into this genetic disorder which carries a poor prognosis and is often fatal

A baby's face with port wine birthmarks on it.

A-Z of syndromes: Sturge-Weber syndrome

Insight into this rare neurological condition which causes port wine skin lesions and can be...

A-Z of syndromes: Rett syndrome

How to recognise and support children who have this rare developmental and neurological...

A-Z of syndromes: Qazi Markouizos syndrome

A series about disorders and diseases with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

A-Z of syndromes: Pfeiffer syndrome

Pfeiffer syndrome is a genetic condition thought to occur once in every 100,000 people

A-Z of syndromes: Opitz-Frias syndrome

Insight into this genetic condition that causes several abnormalities in the midsection of...

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