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A study undertaken in the US has shown a link between harsh physical punishment and anxiety disorders, substance abuse and personality disorders in a general population
How can health professionals meet new care guidance issued by Diabetes UK?
Discussing passive smoking with parents is not always easy. A tool has been developed to equip nurses with the knowledge and confidence to tackle the issue
Communication can be challenging in consultations involving children and their parents, as they may have different views and priorities
Educating health professionals as well as parents about the most appropriate way to treat a child’s fever will reduce “fever phobia” and promote safer drug use
Updated clinical guideline on assessing and managing children under the age of five years with fever has been published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
More than 50,000 people have been vaccinated against measles in a major campaign to battle a growing epidemic.
People who have poor general knowledge about science are more likely to be fearful of getting vaccinations for themselves or their children, a poll has suggested.
Children admitted to UK intensive care units in out-of-hours emergencies are at no greater risk of dying than children arriving during normal working hours, according to new research.
An oral liquid version of the generic epilepsy drug clobazam has been launched in the UK.
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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.