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Children's Nursing

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children's nursing

Funding to expand innovative nurse-led messaging service


Funding and support is being made available for nurses and other health professionals interested in setting up an award winning text message system for engaging with younger patients.

University of Southampton

Balloon offers novel treatment option for ‘glue ear’


A simple procedure using a nasal balloon can help treat hearing loss caused by otitis media with effusion in children, according to UK researchers.

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If you’re not going to show off, at least show someone else off


Three weeks ago, RCN chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter urged nurses to speak out about their achievements.

Sugar intake should be drastically reduced, says report

Sugar intake should be drastically reduced, says report

“Sugar intake ‘should be halved’,” BBC News reports. The headline is prompted by a government report that recommends no more than 5% of our calorie intake should come from “free sugars”. The previous recommendation was 10%.

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