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Vector image shows overlapping silhouettes of mobile phone users. Ricky Baker describes how children’s nursing students benefit from sharing their knowledge in online chat groups.

A network for students to support each other

How children’s nursing students benefit from sharing their knowledge in online chat groups

Picture shows a boy using an Epipen in his thigh, demonstrating what to do in the event of an anaphylactic shock. Lynne Regent of the charity Anaphylaxis Campaign outlines what nurses need to know to support people at risk from severe allergic reactions.

What nurses need to know about supporting children with severe allergies

With hospital admissions for anaphylaxis on the rise, nurses need to offer the right support

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SAlly Kitchin and colleagues collecting the 2019 RCNi Commitment to Carers Award

Improving the health and well-being of unpaid carers – initiatives with impact

How Commitment to Carers award nominees have shared their work and inspired others

Picture shows a young male with pectus excavatum, in which the chest sinks inwards. Specialist nurse Cheryl Honeyman says the end of funding for surgery on chest deformities in young people is wrong and calls for more research

Halt to funding for chest deformity surgery is a cruel blow

Specialist children's nurse says ending funding is wrong without further research

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

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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

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Breast is best but formula is still an option

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

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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

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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Why you should speak up about your achievements

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

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

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