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Open AccessCollaboration challenges faced by nurses when premature infants are discharged

05 April 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence & practice

Aim To explore the collaboration challenges faced by neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses and public health nurses when preparing premature infants for...

One baby, one nurse

07 April 2009

Nursing Standard


Bliss is campaigning for more neonatal nurses to meet the one-to-one care standard for premature and sick babies.

Numbers for newborns

02 March 2010

Nursing Standard


Newborns are screened for congenital conditions. To make tracking easier, a numbering system will become mandatory from April.

Nobody’s child

07 March 2006

Nursing Standard


Babies who have been abandoned at birth face a lifetime of uncertainty about who they are and which diseases they might be prone to. Mothers who abandon them have to...

To b or not to b?

21 May 2008

Nursing Standard

General article

Increasing evidence of the important role of folic acid in pregnancy has led to further calls for the mandatory fortification of foods such as bread and flour. But...

Principles of suctioning in infants, children and young people

18 June 2018

Nursing Children and Young People


Suctioning to clear airway secretions is an important part of the nursing care for children with respiratory conditions. While the principles of safe suctioning are...

Open AccessParents’ views on preparation to care for extremely premature infants at home

05 July 2018

Nursing Children and Young People


Aim To gain insight into the post-discharge experiences of parents in relation to the adequacy of preparation for caring for extremely premature infants at home....

Understanding the health risks of varicella zoster virus in pregnancy

15 March 2019

Primary Health Care


Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a common illness that causes varicella (chickenpox) and shingles. It is prevalent mostly during childhood but there are additional...

Managing cow’s milk protein allergy in primary care

18 September 2018

Primary Health Care

Infant feeding

Allergy to cow’s milk protein represents a significant burden for babies, their families and the healthcare system. Primary care practitioners are ideally placed to...

An update on complementary feeding

02 November 2018

Nursing Children and Young People


Complementary feeding is an important developmental milestone in children and occurs at a formative time for the development of healthy eating habits that can...