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Illustration depicts a child discovering he has wet the bed. Davina Richardson, a children’s specialist nurse at the charity Bladder & Bowel UK, writes about the importance of commissioning integrated children’s continence services.

The case for integrated children’s continence services

Why children’s continence services should be integrated and community-based

Nurse and baby in incubator

How should we respond to the crisis in neonatal nursing?

The RCN’s career guidance on neonatal nursing must address changes in the profession

Baby with stoma

Best practice in stoma care for neonates, children and young people

Global Paediatric Stoma Nurses Advisory Board has issued guidelines for stoma care

A Roald Dahl specialist children’s nurse with a patient and another healthcare team member

Measuring the value of Roald Dahl children’s nurses and their marvellous medicine

The charity is asking patients and families about the NHS care its specialist nurses offer

Sepsis

What we need to do to reduce the number of sepsis cases in the UK

With 200,000 cases in the UK every year, compulsory training in sepsis is vital

Father

Breast is best but formula is still an option

Healthcare professionals should not be dictatorial in the choice between breast or bottle

Alfie_Evans_Protest

Legal disputes about care with a high media profile

Stephen McKeever is due to present this matter for discussion at RCN congress

Promote nursing as a positive and rewarding career choice

Nursing is an incredible career, and we must do all we can to promote that

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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

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

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

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: laying foundations in the early years

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

Student voice: Mentors play a crucial role in nurse education

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

We can boost children’s chances in life by improving their vocabulary

A new scheme aims to help health visitors tackle the word gap for those aged between 0-5

Children's nursing has come a long way in 70 years

From partnering with parents to giving patients a voice, caring has changed

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