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Neonatal intensive care

What price for better neonatal critical care services?

A new report on neonatal critical care proposes far-reaching changes to services

Fathers

Is children's healthcare back on the map or just for the summer?...

Involving fathers more in the care of their sick children is one issue that seems to be...

Lessons from team who won more nursing for special schools

Work of team who showed value of nursing in special schools holds lessons for others

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When trust is lost, no one wins

What can we learn from the Alfie Evans case at Alder Hey Children's Hospital?

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Time to really prepare the NHS for winter

While some people might not accept the NHS is in a crisis, it is hard to deny the increasing...

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

Comment

More Christmas

Have a happy and stress-free Christmas and New Year

It has been a difficult year for nurses, but there are some bright spots on the horizon

Sad boy

Out of my comfort zone: supporting a boy whose mother was dying

How children’s nurse Michelle McKay's training helped her offer reassurance and support...

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The dilemma of continuing treatment for children who cannot benefit from it

Children's nurses need to develop resilience to deal with difficult ethical issues

Health_Literacy

Health literacy: laying foundations in the early years

Health visitors and school nurses can help children to develop the ability to self-care

Mentor

Student voice: Mentors play a crucial role in nurse education

National Mentoring Day offers students opportunities to show their appreciation of mentors

Victoria Gillick

Victoria Gillick, consent and the rights of the child

A court case more than three decades ago helped to define the rights of children under 16 to...

Expert advice

independent schools

Medicines management: I am considering working in a boarding school. Do you have any...

Nurses in independent schools have huge medicines management responsibilities, but this can...

Reviews

ClinicalPocket

Book review: Clinical Pocket Reference: Nursing Care of Children and Young People

Nurse adviser Doreen Crawford reviews Nursing Care of Children and Young People

MentalHealth

Book review: Mental Health in Children and Young People

Senior lecturer Dean-David Holyoake reviews Mental Health in Children and Young People

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Book review: The British Betrayal of Childhood

Nurse consultant Annette Dearmun reviews Sir Aynsley-Green’s personal examination of public...

Children and Young Peoples's Nursing Skills at a Glance

Book review: Children and Young People's Nursing Skills at a Glance

Senior lecturer Elizabeth Mills reviews this clinical decision-making skills textbook

Your views

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Rachel Black: Turning up the volume on children’s palliative care

This week is Children’s Hospice Week. Noah's Ark Children's Hospice director of care Rachel...

Nurse writing therapeutic poem

Poems in nursing

The benefits of scribbling a short poem

Prioritise safety & quality over accessibility

Readers' panel: Should service planners always prioritise safety and quality over...

NHS England has told three major hospitals – in London, Manchester and Leicester – to stop...

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