Editorial

Picture shows a father holding a baby in a neonatal unit. This editorial says parents need more support when infants go into neonatal care, but proposals in the latest consultation fall short.

Neonatal support plans fail the most vulnerable

Parents need more support when infants go into neonatal care, but new proposals fall short

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Nursing shortages has its impact in every area of children's services

More must be done to improve recruitment and retention from neonatal care to school nursing

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Sepsis: why a nationally agreed early warning system for children is urgently needed

Children's nurse Gillian Priday urged RCN congress to lobby for mandatory training to combat sepsis amid calls for a paediatric early warning system to be adopted in England

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More must be done to address the children's nursing workforce crisis

It is vital that consensus between providers and higher education institutions is achieved

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Join us in celebrating 30 years of Nursing Children and Young People

This month marks 30 years since the launch of the first children’s nursing journal in the UK

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What price for better neonatal critical care services?

A new report on neonatal critical care proposes far-reaching changes to services

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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 gaining momentum

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 numbers of staff shortages, now more common than ever before.

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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 exceptional nursing care, writes editor Graham Scott

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Are children's nurses fit for the future? I think so

Delegates came from across the UK to attend the Children’s Nursing: Fit for the Future? conference, and nominations for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 are now open

Presumed consent to organ donation could be accepted UK-wide

Organ donation except where the person or family opts out has already been accepted in Wales.

We need to reduce pressure on children’s services during winter

Hospital at home services are one way to keep acutely ill children out of hospital.
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Is children’s nursing fit for the future?

Our first conference will offer you an opportunities to debate the many changes taking place...

Children can thrive on a blended diet

RCN Wales 2016 Nurse of the Year has developed a best-practice protocol for administering a...

After the horror, the heroes

That someone could descend into the barbarism required to target young concert goers at...

Send politicians a message at RCN congress

We need to decide how to deliver the best healthcare for the next generation of children and...

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