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Children's Nursing

News, practice and discussion forums for children's nurses

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Antiseptic bathing 'cuts hospital bloodstream infections'

29-Jun-2015

Bathing hospital patients using antimicrobial cloths can slash the number of bloodstream infections, US researchers have suggested.

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Nursing for terminally ill children let down by lack of resource

23-Jun-2015

Terminally ill children are being let down by a lack of staff, training and resources in community health settings, nurses have warned.

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Does mandatory training have to be boring?

1-Jul-2015

In his book Do No Harm retired neurosurgeon Henry Marsh described the irritation of taking time away from his work to sit though mandatory training.

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Could avocados hold the key to treating leukaemia?

“Avocados could hold the key to helping beat rare form of leukaemia,” The Independent reports; specifically acute myeloid leukaemia, which is an uncommon and aggressive cancer of the white blood cells.

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'It's time for children's nurses to be recognised'

'It's time for children's nurses to be recognised' Subscription Required

At a recent conference I witnessed celebrations for adult nursing, with sections relating to learning disabilities and mental health nursing. During the course of the day I was waiting for recognition for children’s nurses; it never happened.

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Child-Centred Nursing

Child-Centred Nursing. Promoting Critical Thinking

2-Jul-2015

‘This textbook would be beneficial to pre-registration and post-graduate students studying health care for children and young people.’

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