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
23 Nov 2018
Health literacy: laying foundations in the early years
Health visitors and school nurses can help children to develop the ability to self-care
23 Nov 2018
Student voice: Mentors play a crucial role in nurse education
National Mentoring Day offers students opportunities to show their appreciation of mentors
11 Oct 2018
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
10 Sep 2018
Children's nursing has come a long way in 70 years
From partnering with parents to giving patients a voice, caring has changed
25 Jul 2018
Victoria Gillick, consent and the rights of the child
A court case more than three decades ago helped to define the rights of children under 16 to...
19 Jun 2018
Are the needs of children and young people being overlooked in major NHS policy...
Nursing associates, PJ paralysis and stranded patients, Annette Dearmun looks at the...
13 Jun 2018
My first patient death: the lessons I learned
One year on from her first patient death, Michelle McKay discusses the benefits of a good...
12 Jun 2018
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
19 Apr 2018
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...
03 Apr 2018
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...
22 Mar 2018
Online advice for breastfeeding mums now includes Alexa voice service
Complementing support from healthcare professionals and breastfeeding specialists,...
15 Mar 2018
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...
14 Feb 2018
Hospital saved my life when I was born prematurely, now I want to give something back
After being born 26 weeks early, Kerry Nolan was treated at the NHS trust where she now works
13 Feb 2018
Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award
Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...
26 Jan 2018
January is nearing its end but the winter NHS crisis continues
Government statements about the state of the NHS are misleading: operations are being...
17 Jan 2018
Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...
Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...
15 Jan 2018
Why the nursing associate programme should be field specific
Nursing children and young people requires specific skills that nursing associates...
12 Jan 2018