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The challenges of caring for an exceptional child

07 November 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The authors review the literature on the impact of autism in a child on parents, families and carers, and the stresses they face. Families who are resilient focus...

Pragmatic Children’s Nursing: A Theory for Children and their Childhoods

07 October 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Book Review

This book represents the first attempt to create a children’s nursing theory that involves giving children with illnesses or disabilities access to childhoods as...

A children’s nurse’s role in the global development of a child with diabetes mellitus

01 November 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

The nursing care of a six year old with type 1 diabetes reveals the importance of accurate control of the condition for normal physical, emotional and cognitive...

Quality patient care: challenges and opportunities

30 October 2017

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

There are several interlocking elements integral to the delivery of safe patient care, including clinical governance, efficient communication, teamwork, risk...

Mentorship: the art and science

01 May 2007

Paediatric Nursing

Short report

Mentorship has been widely discussed within nursing and a plethora of guidelines, standards, frameworks and toolkits produced. It brings unique rewards for the...

Children’s nursing education: ‘the future characterised by paradoxes’

01 October 2007

Paediatric Nursing

Education

According to Healthcare Futures 2010 (Warner et al 1998) the future for the nursing and midwifery professions will be characterised by a series of paradoxes. There...

Children’s nursing education: ‘the future characterised by paradoxes’

01 October 2007

Paediatric Nursing

Education

According to Healthcare Futures 2010 (Warner et al 1998) the future for the nursing and midwifery professions will be characterised by a series of paradoxes. There...

Mentorship: the art and science

05 May 2007

Paediatric Nursing

General

Mentorship has been widely discussed within nursing and a plethora of guidelines, standards, frameworks and toolkits produced. It brings unique rewards for the...

Supporting the Child and the Family in Paediatric Palliative Care

01 July 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Book Review

While relaxing along the Mediterranean Sea, I was fortunate enough to read this informative book from cover to cover. This insightful book comprises 21 chapters...

Educating children’s nurses for communicating bad news

01 October 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

Some parents are unhappy with the way news is broken to them. This article seeks to educate and inform the reflective practitioner on a series of communication...