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Newly qualified health visitor: Safeguarding the ‘unseen’ child
Bethany Boddy considers the need for holistic assessment of appointments where children were not present, and the importance of considering that a child was not brought, rather than did not attend
Paediatric contacts with the UK out-of-hours primary care service and contact outcomes: a regional service evaluation
Background Demand on hospital emergency departments for paediatric problems is increasing. However, the volume and nature of paediatric health demands placed on other parts of the urgent care system have not been explored. ...
A systematic review to explore influences on parental attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing in children
Aims and objectives: To understand the factors influencing parental attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing. Background: Overuse of antibiotics and inappropriate prescribing has resulted in rapid development of antimicrobial ...
Newly qualified health visitor: Discussing vaccinations with families through health visiting contacts
Bethany Boddy considers the important role health visitors have in discussing vaccinations with families through mandated contacts and sharing evidence-based research to promote vaccination uptake.
Mortality in children and adolescents who present to hospital following non-fatal self-harm: an observational cohort study based on the Multicentre Study of Self-harm in England
Background Self-harm and suicide in children and adolescents are both growing problems, with self-harm associated with a significant risk of subsequent death, particularly suicide. Long-term follow-up studies are necessary ...
Helping young people who self-harm
Key learning points: For many young people, the function of self-harm is to escape an unbearable emotional state; relief and negative feelings experienced following self-harm can result in a cycle of self-harming behaviour; ...