Children's Student Editor
Children’s branch editor, Rachael, realised it was about time she took her own advice
Children with continence problems may experience social and psychological problems. A toolkit aims to support schools to provide appropriate care during the school day
A project to make school nursing services in two secondary schools more accessible enabled young people to contact their school nurse using a mobile texting service
Children's mental health
Mentally ill mothers are missing out on potentially life-saving care because they cannot access NHS services, experts have warned.
Specialist nurses that work in the field of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are being offered a bursary in return for improving care and best practice.
Nurses need to understand why patients must be nil by mouth, be familiar with best practice and be able to educate patients in the procedure and the reasons for it
Medicines management is a core nursing skill. This review gives an introduction to and taster of our newly launched online Nursing Times Learning unit on drug calculations.
Chickenpox, without a characteristic vesicular skin rash, can result in a diagnostic dilemma when an associated complication of the infection occurs
Emmeline McArdle, a nurse from Kent, knows only too well the devastation that meningococcal B meningitis (MenB) and septicaemia cause.
Nurses play a key role in advising travellers on malaria risks, prevention and symptoms.
The symptoms of allergic rhinitis can be disruptive and distressing. This article outlines their causes and triggers, and the main treatment options.
Communication can be challenging in consultations involving children and their parents, as they may have different views and priorities
The second article in a two-part series on the use of spacers to treat asthma in children describes the development of a child friendly spacer
This month the guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to determine nursing staff requirements in adult acute wards was launched.
Improvements are needed in the care of children with unexplained fever, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Patients with tracheostomies are at risk of serious complications. A review of care given to these patients has resulted in a range of recommendations