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How to identify signs of brain tumours in children

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Diagnosis of brain tumours in children is improving, but the UK still lags behind other western countries. Knowledge of symptoms will allow nurses to improve early diagnosis

Addressing continence in children with disabilities

Addressing continence in children with disabilities Subscription Required

Bladder and bowel problems are common in children with learning disabilities, and often attributed to the disability itself. However, many of these problems are treatable

Toileting problems in children with autism

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Learning to use the toilet can be challenging for some children with autism. Nurses have an important role in supporting children and their families

Helping schools to manage continence problems

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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

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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

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Change to continental time would 'improve child health'

British children’s health would benefit from switching to continental time by moving the clocks forward an hour, say researchers.

NICE calls for school nurses to help 'stop the rot' on tooth decay

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has urged local authorities to tackle a growing crisis in the state of people’s teeth in disadvantaged areas of England, with children as young as three suffering from severe tooth decay.

Child obesity should be viewed as 'national emergency'

Childhood obesity should be treated as a “national emergency”, broadcaster Floella Benjamin has said.

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Call for community nurses to be more 'carer aware'

A senior nurse at the Department of Health has urged community nurses to be more “carer aware” when visiting their patients.

UK study to explore whether sleep benefits learning potential

Parents have struggled for years with how to get their teenager out of bed in time for school, now researchers are attempting to discover if a lie-in leads to better exam results.

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'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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