Community health services for children at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have been downgraded from “good” to “inadequate” by inspectors who raised concerns about staffing levels and heavy caseloads.
In 1977 the song “The Greatest Love of All” by George Benson said “I believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way”.
’On my most recent placement on a children’s medical ward, Louisa Davies had the opportunity to mentor a first year student…
The worrying finding from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) that, for the first time in nearly a decade, more nurses and midwives are leaving the profession than are joining it will not be a surprise to those working in children’s palliative care.
Annette Lawrance-Owen has made it her life work to help grieving families move forward after the loss of a child
The opportunity to merge clinical work and research has been a true success in the eyes of Dr Joseph Manning, a clinical-academic senior research fellow in children, young people and family nursing, who works across Nottingham Children’s Hospital, Coventry University and The University of Nottingham.
As a mental health professional, how do you deal with a struggling family member? Mental health student nurse Leanne describes her experience
Up and down the country health visitors play a vital role in supporting new parents and making sure their babies are healthy. This Government has prioritised child health and reducing health inequality – visits from midwives and health professionals are fundamental to achieving this.
As she comes to the end of her varied and impactful career, Anne Sweeney, pediatric nurse specialist at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, ruminates on her start, her legacy, and her plans for the future
This week the Local Government Association expressed concerns about the growing incidence of sexually transmitted infection among teenagers and young adults.
Sue Morgan MBE has been an advocate for children and young people with cancer for the majority of her career, but here she speaks for herself, telling us the rewards and challenges of work that’s close to her heart
In his blog, child branch student editor Gary Williams asks why basic first aid training in not mandatory and discusses the impact we could be having on people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest
Michelle Quested talks to Nursing Times about the difficulties of going back to nursing after losing the ability to walk
Student nurse, Louisa, shares her seven key learnings from her nursing placement
In his first blog, child branch student editor Gary Williams talks about how to recognise the signs of stress why we must ask for help whenever we need it.
Conflict of interest is something that will likely impact all of us, perhaps if we have worked as HCAs or if an acquaintance has been admitted to a ward on which we are administering care
We talk to Anne McNicholas, nursing ambassador for Project Harar, who has worked as a nurse for more than 30 years
It took me three years of rejection and a fluctuating belief in myself to finally gain a place as a child student nurse
Despite regularly looking after patients with cancer when working as a care assistant, Danielle is now facing her fear of working with paediatric cancer.
Paediatric nurse, Donna, has referred two children and their families to Make-A-Wish UK. She explains how she will never forget the positive impact the charity had.
We talk to Jo Fearn, head of nursing for children’s and neonatal services at West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust, based at Watford General Hospital