Children's Student Editor
The decision to put my children into full time child care so that I could pursue my ambition to train to be a children’s nurse was one of the toughest I have ever made.
Giving our children and young people the best start in life is vital for individuals, families and, ultimately, society.
Diagnosis of brain tumours in children is improving, but the UK still lags behind other western countries. Knowledge of symptoms will allow nurses to improve early diagnosis
Children's mental health
Emma Selby found that unconventional methods resulted in unrivalled results with her patients
Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust has dedicated February as “self-help not self-harm” awareness month.
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
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.
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.
Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback.