Parent participation in post-operative care improves a child’s experience of day surgery
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Parent participation in post-operative care improves a child’s experience of day surgery

Jackie Vasey Principal lecturer in child nursing, University of Huddersfield, on behalf of the RCN’s Research in Child Health Community

Day surgery, which would have previously resulted in at least one night in hospital, has become more prevalent due to the recognised and accepted benefits of reduced hospital stay for the child and family (RCN 2015).

Nursing Children and Young People. 29, 9,22-22. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.29.9.22.s22