Summary of Twitter Chat – A double burden: Managing long-term conditions and psychological distress in young people

The EBN Twitter Chat on Weds 3rd April was led by Dr Abbie Jordan (@drabbiejordan) and Sharon Bateman (@BatemanSharon) from the Centre for Pain Research at the University of Bath and Dr Line Caes (@linecaes) from the University of Stirling. The chat focused on exploring psychological distress in young people with long-term conditions.  This Blog […]

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A double burden: Managing long-term conditions and psychological distress in young people

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Weds 3rd April between 8-9 pm (UK time) will be led by Dr Abbie Jordan (@drabbiejordan) and Sharon Bateman (@BatemanSharon) from the University of Bath. The chat will focus on psychological distress in young people with long-term conditions.  This Blog provides some context for the Chat. To join in the […]

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Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity Evaluation Project

This week’s Blog is written by Dr Candice Pellett OBE, RN, DN, Queen’s Nurse,Project Manager, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. You can follow Candice on Twitter at @candpel. Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity (RDMCC) recently announced an educational partnership with Sheffield Hallam University to undertake an evaluation project to demonstrate the value and impact of 20 Roald Dahl specialist children’s […]

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Meaning making And Generativity In Children and Young people with Life limiting conditions (MAGICYL)

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 19th of September 8-9 pm (UK time) will be hosted by the MAGICYL team and will focus on dignity therapy and meaning-making activities for children and young people with life limiting conditions. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have […]

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Developing an International Child and Family Centred Care Research Network

  Last week was the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) 29th International Nursing Research Congress being held in Melbourne, Australia. We were delighted to be able to showcase our achievements since launching the recently established International Network of Child and Family Centred Care (INCFCC) at the conference.  We launched the network in 2017 followingemail communications […]

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Managing pain in children: developing a robust evidence base

Dr Joanna Smith, Associate Professor, Child Nursing, University of Leeds, UK Advances in our knowledge on the safe and effective use of analgesia in children have increased over the past decade. A recent EBN commentary that reviewed a randomised controlled trail on the effectiveness of oral morphine compared to ibuprofen administered at home for postoperative orthopaedic pain […]

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Can we use Social Media as a research tool to capture daily life experiences of young people with chronic pain?

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 4th April between 8-9 pm (UK time) is being led by Line Caes (@LineCaes), Unviersity of Stirling and Abbie Jones (@abbiejones86), PhD student at the University of Bath. This Blog provides some context for the Chat. You can contribute to the chat by adding #ebnjc to your tweets. […]

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Mobilising identity through social media; psychosocial support for young people with life limiting conditions outside of the care setting

George Peat, PhD student based in the School of Healthcare, University of Leeds. Interested in predominantly qualitative research that explores perceptions of the self, @gpeat1 Join our EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 7th of March 2018, 8-9pm UK time, which will focus on social media as a psychosocial support for young people with life limiting […]

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Parental Experiences of having an Adolescent Child with Alopecia

Amrit Bhatti, PhD studen School Of Human & Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield Alopecia is an inflammatory condition in which individuals lose some or all of their hair. Although Alopecia is most prevalent among younger people (aged between 15 and 30 years), there is limited research on young people and very little on the perspective of […]

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