Category list : Paediatrics/children's nursing
Stories with this category.
A new beareavement care pathway for pregnacy and baby loss “must” be rolled out nationally, according to a report, but midwives have warned that funding should be invested into their training to support the move.
The first ever clinical pathway for children who have suffered sexual abuse is being developed in Scotland - and nurses are being asked for their feedback.
’Given the increases in stress, depression, anxiety and self-harm experienced by current teenagers, this is a useful guide for parents looking to understand more about how they can help.’
The leader of the Royal College of Nursing has spoken of her sorrow over the “erosion” of the traditional role of health visitors in the wake a landmark child abuse investigation.
Obese children are over a third more likely to require a hospital emergency department visit than their normal weight counterparts, a UK study has found.
School nurses in Doncaster have worked with young people to create a short film to explain the changes that occur during puberty.
An independent children’s mental health hospital that put patients at risk by leaving agency nurses “without relevant knowledge or experience” in charge of shifts has been shut down.
A team of nurses has created a new online training course to help colleagues spot the signs of sepsis in children, in a bid to fill the “gap” in staff training needs.
Public health experts have called for more action to boost uptake of vaccinations, after it was revealed more than half a million children in the UK missed out on measles jabs in recent years.
The chief executive of Public Health England has called on nurses to continue to “speak confidently” about the importance of vaccinations, as a new survey names health professionals as the most trusted source of information on the topic.