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Helping schools to manage continence problems

Helping schools to manage continence problems Subscription Required

Children with continence problems may experience social and psychological problems. A toolkit aims to support schools to provide appropriate care during the school day

Using texts to increase access to school nurses

Using texts to increase access to school nurses Subscription Required

A project to make school nursing services in two secondary schools more accessible enabled young people to contact their school nurse using a mobile texting service

Rare diseases: what do you need to know?

Rare diseases: what do you need to know? Subscription Required

All health professionals need to be aware of rare disease and ensure patients receive prompt diagnosis, information and ongoing support

Thermometer temperature child

Measuring body temperature Subscription Required

Body temperature is a vital sign and it is important to measure it accurately. This article reviews and compares the various methods available to nurses.

Introducing the rotavirus vaccine in the UK

Introducing the rotavirus vaccine in the UK Subscription Required

Vaccination against rotavirus, which causes significant morbidity in preschool children, is due to become part of the childhood immunisation schedule next week

Hormone link to poor maths skills

Hormone levels during pregnancy linked to poor maths skills

Children who are bad at maths could have trouble with numbers because of their mother’s hormone levels during pregnancy, a new study suggests.

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Specialist nurses call for more funding in child continence services

Nursing organisations are calling on NHS commissioners to fund more specialist nurses to help drive much needed improvements in paediatric continence care.

Action needed to curb sugar intake

Action needed to curb sugar intake, warn researchers

More must be done to curb the nation’s sugar intake to reduce the “costly burden” of tooth decay, experts have said.

Nurse led asthma programme cuts hospital admissions

A nurse led approach to managing asthma in the community can reduce admissions among children by 40%, new London based research has found.

Statin therapy 'benefits children'

Statin therapy 'benefits children'

Children who take statins to lower their cholesterol experience long-term benefits, researchers have said.

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'Community nurses do have the power to save our NHS'

'Community nurses do have the power to save our NHS' Subscription Required

In advance of the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s annual conference, I have been reflecting on the collective power of community nurses to improve the health of our nation - and when I say “community nurses” I mean nurses across the whole range of specialties.

'20 classrooms of kids' a day take up smoking

'20 classrooms of kids' a day take up smoking

“The equivalent of 20 classrooms-full of children take up smoking every day in the UK,” reports The Independent. This disturbing headline comes from estimates of the number of children between the ages of 11 and 15 who start smoking each day. The estimates are based on a major survey of secondary schoolchildren in England.

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