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Hundreds of nurses and healthcare assistants at a world famous children’s hospital have been told they must each work an extra shift after they were accidentally paid for unworked hours.
Three-quarters of children with cancer are cured today compared with only a quarter in the early 1970s, new figures have shown.
Latest research: children's nursing
An new initiative by a London university has provided student children’s nurses with placements in the community and the chance to observe normal child development
Children under the age of five years are injured and killed by unintentional injuries every year. Through education, many of these injuries and deaths could be prevented
Latest research: Neonatal
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) must come to terms with having a progressive and incurable disease that will increasingly limit their capacity for physical activity, and is almost certain to cause their death. And the fact that it affects the ability to breathe means they are constantly reminded of this frightening prospect.
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“Teenage anxiety: Tailored treatment needed,” BBC News reports, saying a “one-size-fits-all approach to treating teenagers with anxiety problems may be putting their futures at risk.”
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The decision to put my children into full time child care so that I could pursue my ambition to train to be a children’s nurse was one of the toughest I have ever made.
Just One of the Kids: Raising a resilient family when one of your children has a physical disability
‘This book is ideal for any parents or carers who are caring for children with physical disabilities.’