Category list : Paediatrics/children's nursing
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Two midwives who travelled to Africa to teach medical staff new skills have described their trip as a “privilege”, after they witnessed the “challenging circumstances” and “limited resources” that staff in Liberia are faced with.
Healthcare professionals can now receive vital child health information digitally, following the launch of a new live national service from the NHS which those behind it say will help to improve the speed of diagnosis.
Training on ethics, communication and conflict management should be more widely available to healthcare staff – or even made compulsory – to help avoid distressing disputes about the care of critically ill babies and children, according to new guidance.
Nursing union leaders and nurse academics in Wales have expressed their support for a new bill that is seeking to ban the smacking of children.
A major trial involving nursing academics and nearly 30 health service trusts is to investigate the best way of treating and managing childhood epilepsy.
National children’s charity WellChild has called for nominations for its annual awards that celebrate nurses and other health professionals who have gone the “extra mile” for their young patients.
Smoking during pregnancy is already known to pose risks to both baby and mother, but this has been cemented by further evidence that maternal smoking poses a risk to the health of both.
The government must reverse cuts to council’s public health budgets in the forthcoming spending review to help address a fall in the number of children’s health visitors and protect young infants, the Local Government Association has warned.
’Those interested in genuinely wishing to understand the experiences of anyone affected with ADD/ADHD should read this book, especially practitioners/ specialist in the psychology and mental health field.
A guide to help health professionals speak to parents about safer sleep has been produced in a bid to reduce sudden infant death syndrome.