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Providing a sexual health service for young people in the school setting

22 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes how a sexual health service for young people can be provided in a school setting using a multi-agency drop-in approach.

The relationship between physical activity and diet, and overweight and obesity, in young people

04 October 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence and practice

Background Childhood obesity has a worldwide association with serious health problems and complications that increase the risk of illness and death. Aim To identify...

Health promotion for young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

07 February 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

Research confirms that children and young people with severe learning disabilities do not have the same level of access to high-quality care, health education and...

A weight on their minds

13 September 2005

Nursing Standard

General Article

Annual weight and height measurements taken in schools have been recommended as part of the drive to reduce childhood obesity. But with few school nurses to carry...

Recognise the signs

01 March 2011

Nursing Standard


Improved training and greater awareness could help nurses identify mental health problems in women and girls.

Distress signals

28 May 2008

Nursing Standard


School nurses are getting involved in an ambitious training project to help them support pupils with mental health needs.

Role of leadership behaviours in safeguarding supervision: a literature review

Primary Health Care

evidence & practice

Effective safeguarding supervision reduces risk to children and young people while identifying their needs. Safeguarding supervision also helps front-line...

Implementing blended feeding for children with intellectual disabilities in a school environment

01 October 2020

Learning Disability Practice


Enteral feeding is commonly used in children with intellectual disabilities for short and long periods of time, and for a variety of reasons. Traditionally, sterile,...

Open AccessUse of a text messaging service for communication with parents and carers

19 March 2019

Primary Health Care


This article looks at how parents and carers can use text messaging to have safe and secure conversations with health visitors about a range of issues. It describes...

Assessing the needs of young carers and young adult carers in a south west London borough

10 April 2019

Primary Health Care

Child health

A knowledge gap was identified in the Kingston Carers’ 2016 Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) regarding the health, finance, employment, housing, relationships...