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Children's Nursing

News, practice and discussion forums for children's nurses

children's nursing

WellChild Awards 2014

Nurses recognised for excellence in child care


Nurses are once again among the winners of the annual WellChild Awards, which recognise health professionals that have “gone the extra mile” in providing paediatric care.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Nursing outreach service saves paediatric bed days


A ground-breaking children’s home nursing service has helped save more than 1,000 bed days since it was launched 18 months ago, Nursing Times has been told.

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Kathryn Godfrey

Sorry seems to be the hardest word


Analysis of complaints sent to the health service ombudsman has found that not receiving an adequate apology is the most common complaint, accounting for a third of cases last year.

'No significant link' between breastfeeding and higher IQ

'No significant link' between breastfeeding and higher IQ

“Breastfeeding has no benefit over bottle feeding when it comes to a child’s IQ,” the Daily Mail says, reporting on the results of a study that found no significant link between breastfeeding and increased intelligence.

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