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Nurses brand call to take on extra cleaning duties ‘ridiculous’ and ‘outrageous’

Hospital’s plan to cover staffing shortages sparks social media backlash

Picture of inappropriate glove use - a nurse wearing gloves fills in a form

New training will help nurses avoid skin damage from gloves while reducing waste

Free online course for all care settings aims to curb excessive reliance on gloves

CCTV image of missing nursing student Owami Davies

New CCTV images of missing nursing student as fourth man arrested

Police release images of Owami Davies on 7 July, the night she disappeared

Survey reveals mental health crisis for nurses in Wales since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly three quarters of staff say their mental health has worsened, sparking retention fears

Image of a wall with a hole torn in it exposing the words 'No hidden fees'

Crackdown on punitive fees that seek to prevent overseas nurses moving jobs

Move aimed at rogue employers means they can now only claim back genuine expenses

Missing nursing student: two men arrested on suspicion of murder

Police investigating the disappearance of Owami Davies from Essex continue to detain two men

Evidence and Practice

Supporting children’s nurses to deliver trauma-informed care

Why you should read this article: • To be aware of the long-term mental and physical effects...

Advanced clinical practice in paediatric haematology and oncology: developing a capability document

Advanced clinical practice in paediatric haematology and oncology

Developing a capability document to support and standardise practice

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Cultural safety can be an effective way to work with people from diverse communities

Development of a nurse-led transport service for non-critical neonates and children in Northern Ireland

Development of a nurse-led transport service for non-critical neonates and children

Understand the advantages of the transport nurse role and similar nurse-led services

Role of retrieval nurse practitioners in safely transferring critically ill adults and children during COVID-19

Safely transferring critically ill adults and children during COVID-19

The role of retrieval nurse practitioners in inter-hospital transport of the critically ill

Barriers to health promotion with overweight or obese children, young people and their families

Barriers to health promotion with overweight children, young people and their families

Identifying the barriers that children’s nurses face in addressing overweight or obesity

Features

Why I became a children’s nurse – and why I still love it

Six nurses reveal why they chose children’s nursing and why it remains so rewarding

Children and smacking: what changes to the law mean for your practice

Where each UK country stands, and how to respond if you see a child smacked by an adult

Effective communication with children and young people: tips and tricks

How to engage with younger patients and ensure they understand their care

Integrated care systems: why they’re going to matter to you (if they don’t already)

A seamless health and care system sounds like the perfect plan – but will ICSs work?

Specialist nurse team’s sleep project helps children with severe learning disabilities

Nurses trained as sleep counsellors and ran online workshops to support families and carers

How nurses can make a connection with young mental health patients

Nurses’ therapeutic relationship with patients should be seen as a core part of treatment

Opinion

Polio: why it is in the news and how nurses can safeguard children

Nurses are urged to check if patients and their children are vaccinated

Free

Will integrated care systems stop the postcode lottery in children’s palliative care?

There are fears as children’s palliative care services are stretched to breaking point

School nurses in dire need of more support to fulfil safeguarding role

Nurses distressed by inability to adequately safeguard and protect amid rising demand

Students

Coping with patient death: preparing for your clinical placement

We answer some common questions on care after death and supporting families

Student wellbeing

Watch: advice for students on supporting your health and well-being

Why common stress tips may not be helpful, and strategies to help you look after yourself

Difficult placements: coping with a hostile practice assessor

What to do if you feel unsupported or risk not qualifying due to placement problems

Careers

Framework for a career: how general practice nursing is being transformed

A new framework for general practice provides a structure for career and role development

What does a thrombosis nurse specialist do – and could this be your next role?

The position involves care in preventing, diagnosing and treating venous thromboembolism

Violence reduction nurse specialists: what do they do and what experience do you need?

Working mainly with young people at risk of violence, strong communication skills are key

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