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How holistic nursing can enhance the quality of life of children with cystic fibrosis

07 October 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common life-limiting genetic conditions. This article presents a case study of a teenager with one of the rarer presentations...

Multidisciplinary meetings as an effective clinical intervention

10 June 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

When used well, multidisciplinary meetings can function in the same way as other clinical interventions to improve communication, efficiency and outcomes. They help...

Parents’ experiences of care decisions about children with life-limiting illnesses

08 October 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Aim To understand the ‘lived experience’ of parents throughout the process of making and revising end of life care decisions for their child. Method Three mothers...

Support requirements of parents caring for a child with disability and complex health needs

07 May 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Aim To investigate the experiences of parents of children with complex health needs in relation to the help and support they receive when caring for their child....

Open AccessChildren with disability and complex health needs: the impact on family life

08 April 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Aim To identify consistency and differences in parental perceptions of impact, need for support and ‘sense making’ in children with a disability, children with a...

Meeting the needs of siblings of children with life-limiting illnesses

08 April 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Siblings of children with life-threatening or life-limiting illnesses can face a number of challenges, yet this is a group that is often unacknowledged as needing...

Addressing the spiritual care needs of people near the end of life

04 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Spiritual care is increasingly being recognised as an essential component of healthcare practice. People with life-limiting illness and those who are recently...

Addressing the spiritual care needs of people near the end of life

28 September 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Spiritual care is increasingly being recognised as an essential component of healthcare practice. People with life-limiting illness and those who are recently...