Updated guidance for nurses on which protocols to follow whilst looking after children in day surgery. This publication is being reviewed in 2017.
Publication following on from an RCN led networking event in 2013 for nurses working with looked after children, where numerous issues and concerns were raised relating to changes in NHS structures, commissioning of services, workload and capacity, roles and responsibilities, as well as the potential perverse impact of the introduction of a Payment by Results tariff and unsafe working practices.
Publication providing signposts that enable you to access appropriate websites and resources where you can obtain the latest information on immunisation.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Supports and develops school nurses in their professional practice, including guidance on school health profiling, infection control, confidentiality, safeguarding children and risk assessment.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Updated version of RCN guidance document 002792: Competency framework and guidance for developing paediatric epilepsy nurse specialist services. It is intended to support professionals, commissioners and service planners to comply with the recommendations on specialist nursing.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Updated good practice guidance aiming to help every nurse give up to date, evidence-based care to infants, children and young people who are experiencing fever. The guidance is aimed at those working with infants, children and young people, in either a community or hospital setting.
Updated competence framework developed to enhance the clinical care that children and young people with an endocrine disorder receive. The framework focuses on knowledge, skills and interventions that are heightened or specific to nurses working in paediatric endocrine nursing. It identifies the competencies, learning outcomes and the indicative content necessary for education and training programmes to meet the needs of children and young people, and should be used to develop new programmes and review and revise existing ones.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Guidance replacing 'supporting parents when they are told of their child's health disorder or disability (1999)' and identifies effective strategies to use when communicating with, or supporting parents and carers, receiving bad news. Signposts practitioners to quality resources that will support them in their practice.
This publication is being reviewed in 2017. Publication aims to improve the care of mothers and their babies by providing information which supports breastfeeding in neonatal units, children's wards and departments.
Updated guidance, designed as a checklist that can be used when considering the support, guidance, management and education framework required for children's nurses working outside of a designated ward/department.
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