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Evolution of a youth work service in hospital

03 July 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

A&S Science

Youth workers are based predominantly in the community and use a range of informal educational activities to help young people between the ages of 11 and 25...

Support for practitioners switching work environments mid-career

30 December 2011

Nursing Management


Patterns of healthcare demand are changing, so services are increasingly being located in communities. Nurses and nurse managers must. Therefore, prepare themselves...

Open AccessPO28 – Adolescents with congenital heart disease – transition from paediatric to adult care units

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Transition of care. Most children with congenital heart disease will need specialized medical care for life. Programmes to promote transition from children’s...

Open AccessDevelopment of a clinical transition pathway for adolescents in the Netherlands

07 November 2017

Nursing Children and Young People


Aims To explore how young people with juvenile-onset rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (jRMDs) and their parent(s) experience care during preparation for the...

Role of peer support workers in care services for young people

27 June 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The employment of peer support workers by mental health organisations is becoming increasingly common in the UK and internationally. The children and young people’s...

Commissioning health care for offenders

01 September 2013

Nursing Management

Art & Science

This article sets out the background to offender health care in the UK and explains how the commissioning of services in England is changing. The roles and...

How nurses can help ease patient transitions to end of life care

01 October 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Moving from curative to palliative care is often difficult for patients, families and healthcare providers, because hospice or end of life care can be seen as a...

Youth work in hospital

01 February 2004

Paediatric Nursing


Adolescent patients are recognised as having a number of problems related to their stage of development in addition to those associated with chronic illness...

Preparing young people with complex needs and their families for transition to adult services

27 December 2018

Nursing Children and Young People


Improving survival rates for children and young people with complex health needs requires a robust system for transition to adult services. Effective planning is...

Overcoming fear with peer support

29 June 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The article explains how a group approach using class peers in a school for children with learning disabilities helped them to overcome the fear of attending the...