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3 Tips To Enhance Your Nutrition and Sleep During Times of Stress

As the impacts of the COVID-19 continues to spread, feelings of stress and overwhelm, especially amongst those working in the health care setting, is a very real scenario right now. Prioritising your sleep, along with fuelling your body with high-quality nutrients through good food choices, is going to be essential…

Looking for a new job as a Nurse

Are you looking for a new job? There are many many reasons why someone would want to do this. Maybe it is time for a change, your job doesn’t fit with our lifestyle anymore, the culture of your work might not be the best, or you just want to explore…

Eczema management for nurses

By Erica Donovan (for references email erica@thepaediatricnurse.com) Eczema (or atopic dermatitis) is a clinically diagnosed inflammatory skin condition categorized by itch, erythema and edema. Symptoms may range from mild to severe and can occur acutely or chronically. The word eczema is defined from the Greek word for ‘to boil over’…

The Paediatric Nurse online CPD Pricing

So, one of the things we want to do here at The Paediatric Nurse is making things easy, and that includes easy to get your online education. Easy to find a community of like-minded passionate Paediatric Nurses, easy to get CPD when it suits, easy to get relevant CPD and…

The Paediatric Nurse 2019 year in review

So we’re getting towards the end of 2019, heck, even another decade. And while a lot of people are going the online challenge looking at what you’ve achieved during the last 10 years, we thought we’d do a quick review of this year, so let me present ‘The Peadiatric Nurse…

How not to Shame Parents

Parents often tell me that they ‘got into trouble for going to Emergency or not going sooner’ which causes more anxiety for them when what they need most is an understanding professional to reassure them. They are doing the best they can after all. So, how can we better support them in ways that don’t push them away but help them to make better decisions about when to come?

5 Secret Santa Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year again… the time of parties and Secret Santa’s. Can you believe it!?! Not only is the man in a red suit with flying reindeer gearing up for a loooooong night of flying and gift-giving but we’re all (hopefully) getting more cheerful and starting to think…

Joy’s Story: rescued from slavery

As nurses, we often see the good, the bad and the ugly of society. We chose to become nurses for many reasons and I have no doubt that one of those reasons includes making a difference in the lives of the patients and families that we meet. There are many…

Spacers – a staple in paediatric asthma management

It’s a chilly Autumn day, when a mother and her young daughter walk into the Medical Centre to be seen by you, a Nurse. The child is on your file as having mild asthma and intermittent hay fever. Childhood asthma is a common presentation, but are we all aware of best…

A better way to collect urine samples?

A better way to collect urine samples? Picture this… it’s a busy shift at work, like any other day. In cubicle five is a seven-month-old infant, with a fever in absence of respiratory or ENT systems. You knew the order was coming, the Doctor on duty is wanting a clean-catch…

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