Children's Student Editor
With a huge shortage of nurses in the not so distant future, should nursing education not be looking at how to attract more students onto the course?
In advance of the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s annual conference, I have been reflecting on the collective power of community nurses to improve the health of our nation - and when I say “community nurses” I mean nurses across the whole range of specialties.
Children with continence problems may experience social and psychological problems. A toolkit aims to support schools to provide appropriate care during the school day
Children's mental health
The commissioning of core health visiting services is set to transfer from the NHS to local councils next year, the Department of Health has confirmed.
Mentally ill mothers are missing out on potentially life-saving care because they cannot access NHS services, experts have warned.
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
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
Children who are bad at maths could have trouble with numbers because of their mother’s hormone levels during pregnancy, a new study suggests.
Patients receiving blood transfusions can die if errors are made and if the signs of a severe reaction are not recognised and acted on at an early stage