Council of Children's Nurses Updates and Discussion Topics


Posted on December 8, 2015

Human parechovirus (HPeV) (closely related to enteroviruses) has been detected in a number of neonates and young infants admitted to NSW hospitals during October and November 2015. Infants present very unwell with a rapid onset of acute sepsis-like symptoms. This is often followed by an erythematous, often confluent rash. There have also been a number of cases involving abdominal complications such as volvulus, intussusception and bowel ischaemia. The recent cases have occurred in infants from many different parts of theRead More

Living with a sick child in Hospital – free ebook

Posted on November 25, 2015

Family centred-care’, ‘Parental Participation’, ‘Consumer Involvement’, ‘The Patient/Family Journey’, ‘Family-Friendly Hospitals’, : The terms and ideas are as salient now as they were nearly 20 years ago when this book was first published. This free e-book is a must-have for any children’s nurse, child health or social care service or indeed for any health professional who wants to create a care culture where people are genuinely involved as partners in care rather objects of care: Living with a sick childRead More

The Paediatric Healthcare Update Spring 2015

Posted on November 25, 2015

The Paediatric Healthcare Update provides an update on the latest developments from the Paediatric Healthcare Team at NSW Kids and Families. The purpose of the Update is to enhance communication between NSW Kids and Families and paediatric clinicians across NSW.  Click this link to view. PAEDIATRIC-HEALTHCARE-UPDATE-SPRING-2015-revised-151015-

Conference update

Posted on November 23, 2015

Please see our “what’s on” page for new conferences coming up


Posted on March 29, 2011