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Specialist nurses call for more funding in child continence services

19-Sep-2014

Nursing organisations are calling on NHS commissioners to fund more specialist nurses to help drive much needed improvements in paediatric continence care.

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Children’s nurses to receive awards from Prince Harry

17-Sep-2014

Three nurses and a hospice team are among the health professionals set to be recognised next week for their work caring for seriously ill children, young people and their families.

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Managing outbreaks of scarlet fever

Managing outbreaks of scarlet fever Subscription Required

England and Wales are currently experiencing unusually high rates of scarlet fever so it is vital that health professionals know what to do when someone is infected

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The danger of contracting salmonellosis from exotic pets Subscription Required

Reptiles carry pathogens that can be harmful to humans. Children, older people, and those who are in poor health are particularly vulnerable so campaigns to raise public awareness of the issue are recommended

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When was the first time you felt that buzz of pride to be a nurse?

15-Sep-2014

Most nurses experience it right at the start. It could be on the bus to your first day of placement, when you have the urge to lean over and tell a stranger that you’re a nurse by the way.

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1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

“One in five child deaths ‘preventable’,” reports BBC News.

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How it was fifty years ago

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.

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Just One of the Kids

Just One of the Kids: Raising a resilient family when one of your children has a physical disability

21-Jul-2014

‘This book is ideal for any parents or carers who are caring for children with physical disabilities.’

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