Guidance for nursing staff. This updated Royal College of Nursing guidance sets out children’s and young people’s rights concerning restrictive physical intervention and clinical holding in health care settings within a legal, moral and ethical framework.
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. 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.
Report providing a review of available literature relating to staffing child health services from across the UK and evidence from discussion with senior children's nurses working across a range of general and specialist services in England.
Survey results quantifying the breadth and depth of the role, highlighting the wide range of activities undertaken and placing the school nurse at the centre of liaisons with numerous agencies and other professionals working with young people.
Survey highlighting the various issues that are hampering school nursing services, such as heavy workloads, low staffing levels and unmet training needs.
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