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Men B vaccine hailed as ‘landmark moment’

Posted: 28 - Aug - 2015

The launch of a vaccine to protect children against meningitis B has been hailed as a ‘landmark moment’ according to Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison.

RCPCH claims shortage of doctors could threaten patient safety

Posted: 27 - Aug - 2015

Children’s doctors have raised fears over patient safety and the ability to deliver sustainable services in hospital due to a lack of permanent staff.

Diabetes UK welcomes guidance for diabetic children

Posted: 26 - Aug - 2015

A leading diabetes charity has welcomed new guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for diabetic children.

New online resource for new school nurses

Posted: 25 - Aug - 2015

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has launched an online e-book to help nurses moving into the school nursing sector.

NHS to research improving child wellbeing

Posted: 24 - Aug - 2015

Scottish researchers will investigate whether therapy to improve the health and happiness of children with parents who use drugs is effective or not.

QNI event to share best community nursing practice

Posted: 21 - Aug - 2015

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) will hold a learning event to improve nursing treatment among the homeless.

Charities call for re-think of young people’s mental health services

Posted: 20 - Aug - 2015

The Mental Health Foundation and Paul Hamlyn Foundation have urged a rethink and redesign of services and support for adolescent mental health.

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Latest News

Men B vaccine hailed as ‘landmark moment’

Posted: 28 - Aug - 2015

The launch of a vaccine to protect children against meningitis B has been hailed as a ‘landmark moment’ according to Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison.

RCPCH claims shortage of doctors could threaten patient safety

Posted: 27 - Aug - 2015

Children’s doctors have raised fears over patient safety and the ability to deliver sustainable services in hospital due to a lack of permanent staff.

Diabetes UK welcomes guidance for diabetic children

Posted: 26 - Aug - 2015

A leading diabetes charity has welcomed new guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for diabetic children.

New online resource for new school nurses

Posted: 25 - Aug - 2015

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has launched an online e-book to help nurses moving into the school nursing sector.

NHS to research improving child wellbeing

Posted: 24 - Aug - 2015

Scottish researchers will investigate whether therapy to improve the health and happiness of children with parents who use drugs is effective or not.

QNI event to share best community nursing practice

Posted: 21 - Aug - 2015

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) will hold a learning event to improve nursing treatment among the homeless.

Charities call for re-think of young people’s mental health services

Posted: 20 - Aug - 2015

The Mental Health Foundation and Paul Hamlyn Foundation have urged a rethink and redesign of services and support for adolescent mental health.

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Feature - Vitamin D in children

This sample feature from Community Practitioner looks at vitamin D deficiency in at-risk groups. There has been a lot of public health interest in vitamin D since the documented resurgence of rickets in children, and this article focuses on the identification of widespread vitamin D deficiency and the growing understanding of the role vitamin D plays in the immune system.

 

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