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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'


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


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?


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


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

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