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Nurses are once again among the winners of the annual WellChild Awards, which recognise health professionals that have “gone the extra mile” in providing paediatric care.
A ground-breaking children’s home nursing service has helped save more than 1,000 bed days since it was launched 18 months ago, Nursing Times has been told.
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A project provided children and young people with better care and support, and improved education and awareness for parents and teachers.
Cultural understanding reduces the barriers generated by prejudice and stereotyping, and can help health professionals provide person-focused care.
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Analysis of complaints sent to the health service ombudsman has found that not receiving an adequate apology is the most common complaint, accounting for a third of cases last year.
Behind the Headlines
“Breastfeeding has no benefit over bottle feeding when it comes to a child’s IQ,” the Daily Mail says, reporting on the results of a study that found no significant link between breastfeeding and increased intelligence.
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Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.
‘This book is primarily aimed at younger patients or their friends to give them a basic understanding of what is happening inside their body when they suffer with Crohn’s Disease.