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Young people who adopt the “goth” subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to UK researchers.
A tighter target for blood glucose control in children with diabetes has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
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
Behind the Headlines
“Adding fluoride to tap water could save the NHS millions and dramatically improve children’s dental health,” the Mail Online reports. A new UK study concluded that water fluoridation is a “safe and effective” way of preventing tooth decay in children.
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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.