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Health visitors have been engaged in a novel way of encouraging children to eat healthily by drawing pictures of food on the pavement.
Health visitors and school nurses have been called on to ensure they are aware of the lifestyle weight management programmes available for children and young people in their area, according to new national care standards for England.
Latest research: children's nursing
Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk.
The advanced critical care practitioner education programme was developed in response to medical staff shortages and offers nurses a new career pathway.
Latest research: Neonatal
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Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.