Category list : Paediatrics/children's nursing
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The roles and responsibilities of nurses in safeguarding children are set out in new guidance for all healthcare staff launched yesterday by more than 20 professional bodies.
A trust has been praised for cutting unnecessary hospital admissions and easing pressure on medics by putting senior nurses in charge of assessing children and young people.
Nurses will be asked to prescribe online therapy sessions as a first port of call for children with mild depression, if new guidance is approved.
The Welsh government have announced an additional £7.1m investment to help protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people in Wales.
Drug regulators have approved a combination of fluticasone and formoterol in a device that can be used with a spacer for treating asthma in children.
Getting the right workforce in place is the “biggest barrier” to the government’s ambitions for children and young people’s mental health services, warns a committee of MPs.
A specialist nurse and her colleague have introduced “special teddy bears” to help children and young patients with learning disabilities understand clinical procedures at a hospital in East Anglia.
Hundreds more people with severe to profound deafness are expected to be eligible for cochlear implants each year, due to updated guidance for the NHS in England.
A specialist nurse is set to take on a half marathon to raise money for a machine that will help minimise “distress” for children who need regular blood tests.
More neonatal nurses will be brought into the NHS under a new maternity shake-up announced by the government.