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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

Being a parent helps me in children’s nursing

Chris Steele on how his personal experiences are used to enhance his caregiving

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Where could an RCNi Nurse Awards nomination take your project?

Commitment to Carers award nominees have helped tackle crucial issues for unpaid carers

Invest in school nurses to improve children's mental health...

Why create new roles in mental health when school nurses are already in place?

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BME workshop

Why you should speak up about your achievements

Ruth Oshikanlu wants to help BME nurses feel confident applying for the RCNi Nurse Awards

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...

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

hospice

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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