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Children's Nursing

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Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist nurses lead world with support for young diabetics


Two pioneering children’s diabetes specialist nurses in Rochdale were the first in the world to use an innovative new insulin pump to help young people manage their condition.

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Savile inquiry calls for change in law for screening healthcare staff


The law should be changed to require all NHS staff and volunteers in contact with patients should be given a barring list check, the authors of an investigation into Jimmy Savile’s historic sexual abuse have said.

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Diagnosing depressed skull fracture in a young child

Diagnosing depressed skull fracture in a young child Subscription Required

Skull fractures associated with intracranial injury are a leading cause of traumatic death in childhood. Children with head injuries should be monitored for signs of deterioration.

Increasing recognition of childhood incontinence

Increasing recognition of childhood incontinence Subscription Required

A pilot project is training health professionals to recognise continence problems in children during routine appointments, to ensure they receive early intervention.

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Launching the Nursing Times app: how Emap listened to the frontline


When the idea of launching a Nursing Times app was floated a few months ago I was cautiously excited.

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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