Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Communicating positive screening results to parents of children with sickle cell disease

Healthcare professionals should be confident and knowledgeable about the disorder

Bereavement support standards for families following the death of a child

Introduction to the National Children’s Hospitals Bereavement Network’s support standards

Planning surgery for young people with learning disabilities

Evaluation of the journey through spinal surgery of young people with learning disabilities

Improving practice in accessing haemodialysis central venous catheters

How a unit’s central venous catheter access guidelines were modified to prevent infection

Paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (...

Resuscitative care for a child with suspected PIMS-TS associated with SARS-CoV-2

Maternal experiences of domestic abuse and effects on the mother’s approach to parenting

Maternal experiences of domestic abuse can have detrimental effects on mothers’ parenting

Use of subcutaneous fluids in palliative care with children: a case study

A discussion of subcutaneous fluid therapy in the children’s palliative care setting

Designing an adolescent safeguarding curriculum framework for preregistration nurse...

A proposed curriculum framework for adolescent safeguarding education

Factors contributing to parental ‘vaccine hesitancy’ for childhood immunisations

A literature review of factors contributing to ‘vaccine hesitancy’ among parents

Evaluating a nurse-led sleep support intervention to reduce melatonin prescribing in...

Recommendations for a nurse-led, non-pharmacological approach to sleep support in children

Role of school nurses in identifying and supporting children and young people with...

A literature review on school nurses’ ability to identify mental health issues in children

Non-biological lesbian mothers’ experiences of accessing healthcare for their children

This group often experiences positive and negative interactions with healthcare professionals

A process for supporting children’s nurses after medication errors

Report on a quality improvement project aimed at improving the process of supporting nurses

Exploring support systems for nurses involved with safeguarding children

Study found that safeguarding children work can have significant emotional effects on nurses

Perceptions of transition from hospital to home of a child who is ventilator dependent

Families can provide skilled, competent care at home to their children with support

Nurses’ underuse of non-pharmacological pain relief interventions in preterm infants

Literature review identified factors contributing to nurses’ underuse of such pain relief

Family members’ perceptions of a Singing Medicine project in a children’s hospital

Children spending prolonged periods in hospital need to play and express themselves

Enhancing the care of children and young people with mental health issues

Children’s nurses require education and training in mental health to provide optimal care