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Children's Nursing

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UK's 'first specialist nurse for undiagnosed conditions' by 2016


The UK’s first specialist nurse for undiagnosed conditions is to be based at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Foundation Trust, following campaigning by a mother whose son has an unidentified genetic condition.

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Teenage Cancer Trust

Nurses encouraged to apply for teen cancer care scholarships


Places are now open for nurses to apply for 10 scholarships at Coventry University to learn about caring for teenagers with cancer.

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Are student nurses living in poverty?


Sometimes you see a headline and know an article is going to be worth the five minutes it will take to read. That’s how I felt when a member of our news team filed a story from the Unison conference: ‘Student nurses should be paid “living wage” while on placement, says union’.

Flu and freezing weather may be driving up winter death rates

Flu and freezing weather may be driving up winter death rates

“The current death rate in England and Wales is running about one-third higher than its normal rate for this time of year,” BBC News reports.

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Wongs Nursing Care of Infants and Children. 10th Edition

Wongs Nursing Care of Infants and Children. 10th Edition


‘A good neonatal and paediatric reference and textbook, which is clearly based on family centred care, minimising risks to children from the provision of physical and psychological care that can be inflicted through illness and health promotion.’

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