Paediatrics at a Glance

Book review: Paediatrics at a Glance

Paediatric staff nurse Michelle Murray reviews Paediatrics at a Glance

The Dance of Nurture

Book review: The Dance of Nurture: Negotiating Infant Feeding

Lecturer in maternal and child health Elizabeth Sheeba reviews The Dance of Nurture:...

It Gets Easier book cover

Book review: It Gets Easier: Surviving Twins During Their First Year

Pre-registration nursing senior lecturer Helen Ayo-Ajayi reviews It Gets Easier: Surviving...

Calming Your Anxious Child book cover

Book review: Calming Your Anxious Child

Psychotherapist and lecturer Colin Hughes reviews Calming Your Anxious Child

stressed and anxious

Click: Online tools for stress and anxiety

A community website, cognitive behavioural therapy course and app to help people deal with...

Paediatric Intensive Care

Book review: Paediatric Intensive Care

A must for any critical care health professional or any area where seriously ill children...



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...

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...


Are children's nurses fit for the future? I think so...

Delegates came from across the UK to attend the Children’s Nursing: Fit for the Future?...


Presumed consent to organ donation could be accepted UK-wide

Organ donation except where the person or family opts out has already been accepted in Wales.


We need to reduce pressure on children’s services during winter

Hospital at home services are one way to keep acutely ill children out of hospital.


Is children’s nursing fit for the future?

Our first conference will offer you an opportunities to debate the many changes taking place...

Your views


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...


Young girl with bandaged arm sitting on hospital bed

Children’s pain management still suffers from the misconceptions of the past

Despite good progress to change clinicians’ perceptions, optimal care is not being offered

Reading between the lines of the proposed pay deal

Despite the government's latest decision to allow pay to increase, staff nurse Emma Cowen is...

Why there should be a national funding strategy for community children's...

There is a glaring lack of NHS funding for 24/7 children’s community palliative care. Helen...

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Emma Cowen: Making the transition from student to mentor

Being assigned a student to mentor gives Emma Cowen cause to reflect on how much she has...


Why the nursing associate programme should be field specific

Nursing children and young people requires specific skills that nursing associates...

Online advice for breastfeeding mums now includes Alexa voice service

Complementing support from healthcare professionals and breastfeeding specialists,...

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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...

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