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Safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children is challenging. A new framework will support staff at all levels in their safeguarding responsibilities through training and designated professionals
Type 1 diabetes can be difficult to control during adolescence, so health professionals should take into account individuals’ needs and involve their family when planning care
A health visiting service implemented supervision sessions to support health visitors dealing with complex cases and to improve its staff recruitment and retention rates
The role fathers play in caring for their family during a child’s unplanned hospital stay is often overlooked and underestimated, and they are not equal partners in care
Discharge against medical advice can jeopardise children’s health. This article explores the factors for early discharge and offers strategies to prevent harm
The Infant & Toddler Forum has launched a free online advent calendar suggesting a daily activity for parents to do with their toddler during December.
Almost 600 under-16s take up smoking every day in the UK, research suggests.
Campaigners have handed a petition to Scottish ministers calling for better access to health visitors.
If you want to stimulate your toddler’s mind, place the tot in a high chair, provide a plentiful supply of gloopy non-solid food such as jelly or porridge - and stand well back.
Children in the UK afflicted by a painful and debilitating form of juvenile arthritis can now receive a new drug that may help them live normal lives.
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Watching some episodes of Melvyn Bragg’s series ‘Reel History’ on BBC television recently about the start of the NHS and the opening of the M1 Motorway, I was reminded of the time I was driven by ambulance on the newly constructed M1 Motorway from London to Birmingham when I was working as a staff nurse at the Bedford General Hospital in 1959.