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Greater collaboration vital to treating asthma in the young

Asthma is now so common that in every classroom there will be, on average, at least two...

Making school nurses ‘carer aware’

The number of children and young people who carry out a caring role in the home is unknown,...

Virtual children’s ward brings the hospital into the home

Lead nurse Zoe Tribble believes she manages a unique service. She oversees four other nurses...

Key workers ‘essential’ for cancer care

The role of the key worker for children with cancer has been much talked about over the...

Mixed views on plans for a new nursing and midwifery strategy

England's chief nursing officer Jane Cummings and her team are busy drawing up the first...

Charity highlights unhealthy postcodes for under fives

A leading children’s charity report has highlighted startling differences in health outcomes...

Community children's teams need investment in push for seven-day care

Creating a seven-day NHS has emerged as one of the key health issues since the general...

National children’s care report shows disparities in treatment

Hospital care for children and young people is good, but ‘worrying’ gaps remain in how some...

NHS staff need to become advocates for healthier lives to give children 'best

Much has been made by government and policymakers of the need for the NHS to become...
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Generic training will not prepare nurses of right calibre to care for children and

The Shape of Caring review was commissioned last year by Health Education England (HEE) and...

Nurses stress need for long-term planning and support for looked after children

As a cohort of patients, the number of looked after children is not great, but their needs...

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