Category list : Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
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The real-life stories of nurses working on the frontline of Liverpool’s busy hospitals will be showcased to the nation in the latest season of an award-winning documentary.
Staff at three of Liverpool’s biggest hospitals are to benefit from a new early morning bus service launched by Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire.
Leaders at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust have spoken out against the “unprecedented” level of abuse that nurses and doctors have endured over the tragic case of Alfie Evans.
A group of nurses from across the UK will attend the royal wedding next month representing the children’s charity WellChild, it has been announced.
A new online resource has been developed in the North West to help clinicians, parents and children themselves with a range of information about allergies.
A pioneering paediatric nursing programme celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. Jo Stephenson spoke to some of the nurses involved in the charity-run scheme that has helped transform care for many sick children since its inception.
A nurse from Liverpool has been honoured for 23 years as a Roald Dahl nurse caring for children with epilepsy.
Nurses have played a fundamental role in the design of a ground-breaking new children’s hospital in Liverpool, which opened its doors to patients at the start of October.
Seven pilot sites have been chosen to test out how children and young people with long-term conditions can play a more active role in deciding which outcomes are most important to them.
Children’s hospitals are taking part in a trial programme aimed at improving paediatric care and reducing child deaths.
One of England’s leading children’s hospitals has been deemed to “require improvement”, especially on ensuring safe staffing levels, by inspectors.
A leading children’s hospital has been ordered to improve after inspectors found patients were being put at risk by a faulty emergency call alarm system, poor staffing and incidents going unreported.
Serious concerns over staffing levels and patient safety were raised last week at four hospitals in different parts of the country – with the new year less than 10 days old.
An internal review at a leading children’s hospital has found significant safety concerns in its theatre departments.
Nurse education director appointed Subscription
The University of Lincoln has appointed a new director of nurse education to oversee the expansion of its student nursing programme.
Managers at a hospital at the centre of a bitter legal row over plans to streamline paediatric heart services said they were baffled at Wednesday’s decision to stop it performing heart surgery on children.
'Although there have been significant reductions in MRSA and C difficile, it’s an ongoing challenge'Subscription
We talk to Julie Hughes, nurse consultant infection control/senior lecturer, 5 Boroughs Partnership Foundation Trust/University of Chester, who qualified as a nurse in 1980.
Plans to downband theatre nurses and cut posts at one of the country’s major children’s hospitals have been mistakenly revealed on its staff website following an internal leak, Nursing Times has learnt.
Mattress tackles flat head syndrome in babiesSubscription
A treatment for positional plagiocephaly, or flat head syndrome, in babies could be close at hand following the launch of a new mattress aimed at treating the condition.
Alder Hey in patient safety pledgeSubscription
The Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has reiterated its commitment to patient care by planning several activities to mark National Patient Safety First Week.
Sedation for infants and childrenSubscription
A new NICE guideline offers advice on when infants, children and young people need sedation and how to carry this out safely
More children with long term conditions are surviving into adulthood. This article discusses how to prepare young people and their families for transitional care
Alder Hey organ scandal ends with final burialSubscription
A grim chapter in the Alder Hey organ scandal will come to an end this month when the last human remains in the possession of the hospital are laid to rest.
A leading hospital in Liverpool has been criticised for asking doctors and nurses to clean wards in preparation for visit from the Care Quality Commission.
Everton players Dan Gosling and Seamus Coleman joined youngsters at Alder Hey on Wednesday to celebrate two years of a partnership between the hospital and The Everton Foundation charity.
Ideas submitted by children and young people for a new hospital for Alder Hey in Liverpool are to be given ‘a special focus’ by the project team in charge of the plans.
The head of nursing at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital on Merseyside has received an honorary fellowship from Edge Hill University.
Rise in child hair straightener burnsSubscription
A charity has issued a warning about hair straighteners after figures showed a rise in the number of children being admitted to hospital with burns from the devices.