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Safeguarding older teens: ED nurses need professional curiosity

Meaningful conversations are vital when there is a safeguarding concern

Why we need to listen to the child’s voice

A review is to be held into the tragic case of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Ideas welcome: how to innovate to improve patient care

All nurses can be leaders in innovation, whatever their job title, pay scale or experience

School vaccinations: nurses should never be subject to threats and abuse

Being involved in the COVID-19 vaccination drive is challenging for school nurses

Bereavement support crisis: how should we shape future services?

Even before the pandemic, provision was inadequate. Share your views on joined-up support

Malaria vaccine: why we should keep some perspective with children and COVID-19

Malaria kills 260,000 children under five a year in Africa, so a new vaccine is a life-changer

‘And your name is?’: why children’s nurses should ask accompanying adults this question

Calling someone accompanying an unwell child ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ can be disrespectful or wrong

Pre-conception health: how nurses can educate women to promote informed choices

We should make pre-conception health, education and care part of our practice

When young adults stay in children's services

The healthcare challenges of young people who do not move to adult care at 18

Glove use: the COVID-19-driven habit we need to break

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance, so it’s time we were clear on the basics

Health visiting: why heartbreaking lockdown stories make a powerful case for change

Resources need to be put where the pandemic’s effect on vital services has been most damaging

Learning disabilities: why nurse support is vital when moving from child to adult care

Study finds service users need key relationships to help navigate next steps

Epilepsy and sudden unexpected death: what nurses need to know

How can you reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in epileptic people?

Why hospital disability coordinator should be a must-have role

The role could provide a vital link between hospital and community, and free up nursing time

Free school meals: nurses cannot remain silent on child food poverty

We see the impact a lack of food has on the poorest families

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

Health visitors must stay on the front line for families in need

The pandemic has highlighted how a quality assurance process and workforce plan is vital

Why I think a hospital death can be a powerful and beautiful thing

Francis Edwards says with children’s palliative care you only get one chance to get it right

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