Consulting with young people’s about their health needs

Dr Linda Milnes, Associate Professor in Children and Young People’s Nursing, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/profile/1100/1403/linda_milnes Twitter @LindaMilnes As the 2015 update of Key Data for Adolescence (Association for Young People’s Health) was published, last September, once again we are alerted to the fact that one fifth of the UK’s population are 10-24 […]

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Could embracing the ‘slow movement’ help manage change?

Dr Joanna Smith, Lecturer Children’s Nursing, University of Leeds and Associate Editor Evidence Based Nursing @josmith175              Developed counties are facing an ageing population, unprecedented advancements in medical technology, changing disease profiles and the influence of lifestyle choices on health and well-being, and increased patient expectations, which are challenging the future […]

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Issues in Neonatal Pain

It is a great pleasure to introduce this week’s guess bloggers: Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo (@drmcampbellyeo) and Dr Denise Harrison (@dharrisonCHEO), will also be co-leading this week’s ENB twitter chat on Wednesday the 7th of October between 8-9pm UK time focusing on ‘Issue in Neonatal pain’. Participating in the twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if […]

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Issues in Neonatal Pain

It is a great pleasure to introduce this week’s guess bloggers: Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo (@drmcampbellyeo) and Dr Denise Harrison (@dharrisonCHEO), will also be co-leading this week’s ENB twitter chat on Wednesday the 7th of October between 8-9pm UK time focusing on ‘Issue in Neonatal pain’. Participating in the twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if […]

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Impact of Cancer in Children & Young People

This September is childhood cancer awareness month and today’s blog focuses on the subject of parental grief. Today’s guest blog comes from Sarah Lea.  Sarah Lea is a staff nurse in the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Service at University College London Hospitals and a doctoral research student from the School of Health and Social Care […]

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Parental Grief

This September is childhood cancer awareness month and today’s blog focuses on the subject of parental grief. Today’s guest blog comes from Ciara Barr, a nurse and doctoral research student from the School of Nursing & Midwifery in Queen’s University Belfast.  Ciara’s PhD title is: Losing a Child: Multi-national case study to gain better understanding of […]

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International Family Nursing Association

Kathleen A. Knafl, PhD, FAAN is Co-chair 12th International Family Nursing Conference, Treasurer Elect International Family Nursing Association, Frances Hill Fox Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Formally incorporated in 2009, the International Family Nursing Association (IFNA), began as an group of international nurses who have met periodically […]

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Family Nursing: Learning from each other across the globe

Dr Veronica Swallow PhD, MMedSci, RSCN, RGN is Associate Professor in Child, Young Person and Family Healthcare at the University of Leeds, UK, and the International Family Nursing Conference (IFNC) 12 Country Liaison Coordinator for Europe (except Portugal/Spain) Japan, South Africa and member of the IFNC12 Conference Planning Committee What is a family? Ideas about […]

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Effect of early clamping of the cord on neonatal circulation

Charlotte Kenyon, Senior Lecturer and Midwife, University of Huddersfield The Hungarian obstetrician and midwife Agnes Gereb said that you can measure the freedom of a country by its freedom to birth. Within the UK we are fortunate that despite the budgetary and staffing constraints currently being experienced across the National Health Service, there are still […]

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