Category list : Paediatrics/children's nursing
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A nurse who was arrested for the second time as part of an ongoing investigation into baby deaths at a neonatal unit in Cheshire has been bailed.
A national charity has launched a new nursing post in North East Wales to help seriously ill children get the care they need closer to their homes and families.
The Teenage Cancer Trust has announced the appointment of an experienced nurse, Dr Louise Soanes, as its director of services.
A hospital in Cheshire has become the first in the country to have key wards accredited by a leading autism charity, after it created a “quiet route” into the hospital and introduced mandatory autism awareness training for staff.
A nurse has been re-arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the deaths of 17 babies at a hospital in Cheshire.
In the last five years, there has been a 10-fold increase in the number of victims of modern slavery in Britain. Yet, last week, another student nurse told me they did not know that slavery was still happening.
Staff at an independent adolescent mental health service in Northamptonshire have failed to follow best practice when using seclusion, leaving patients for “longer than necessary” and in unsafe environments, health inspectors found in new damning report.
A group of experts has rated breastfeeding support in Scotland as “strong” but highlighted the need for more consistent training for all professionals working with mothers and babies, including nurses.
The mental health of children and young people with some long-term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy, according to UK researchers.
Nurses have called on the UK governments to do more to tackle child poverty to help ease some of the pressure on the NHS.
Children’s nurses at a leading eye hospital are being trained to use new technology so they can play a greater role in triaging and diagnosing young patients.
An online intervention featuring real-time information on locally circulating viruses may help reduce visits to GP practices for children with coughs and colds, suggests a study by UK researchers.
A previously inactive software alert has now been turned on to help practice nurses ensure teenage patients are vaccinated against meningitis, after questions were asked by bereaved parents.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals have shown “overwhelming” support for a nationwide roll out of therapy dogs on hospital wards, new research has indicated.
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.