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Children’s Health Resource Centre

Children’s Health Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Children’s Health Resource Centre aims to bring together the latest news and clinical articles on a range of paediatric conditions, including asthma, allergy, mental health and diabetes to help you provide the best care for children and infants.

Thanks to improved maternity services, better support for families, extensive immunisation and the push to identify and protect children at risk from violence, children in Britain enjoy better health than any previous generation. Primary care services are key to the health and protection of children and infants, and these organisations provide products and services for children, from birth to school age.

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Latest children's health news

22.02.17: The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today, 22 February, released a consultation on new guidance to better integrate child protection against abuse and neglect.
17.02.17: How can nurses ensure that children and young people are keeping active?
14.02.17: New NICE asthma guidelines have been called ‘short-term’ and ‘cost-driven’ in the consultation on the changes.
09.01.17: The prime minister will announce her pledge to overhaul mental health training and treatments.
28.12.16: GPs should offer a course of leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRA) instead of a combination inhaler when stepping up asthma control, recommends NICE in draft guidance.

Latest children's health clinical articles

Friday 17 February 2017
How can nurses ensure that children and young people are keeping active?
Wednesday 28 January 2015
Shopping vouchers can be used to encourage pregnant women not to smoke, claim researchers.
Thursday 22 January 2015
Healthcare professionals have been warned that the current exercise guidelines are unrealistic.
Wednesday 21 January 2015
Healthcare staff should issue warnings to pregnant women who have not had chicken pox
Tuesday 20 January 2015
Parents need to be encouraged to vaccinate their children against the flu, particularly in London

Ask the experts

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Friday 27 May 2011
Amanda Ursell, renowned TV nutritionist, answers questions for healthcare and nursery practitioners on toddler diets and the importance of early years nutrition
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Paediatric Dermatologist Dr David Atherton (MA (Cantab) MB BChir FRCP) is skincare adviser for Fairy Non Bio and Fairy Fabric Softener, which aim to support the ongoing education and development of healthcare professionals in the area of infant skincare

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