Reducing Health Inequalities

Safer Children: Together we’ve got this. Child Safety Week - by Alison Morton

This week is Child Safety Week (4th - 10th June) - a chance to bring together individuals and organisations around the UK to promote important safety messages to families. This blog showcases some good examples of local initiatives and introduces …

International Nurses Day - Children of Military Families - The challenges and opportunities- Blog by Wendy Nicholson

  Just over 6 years ago I ‘virtually’ met a very determined mental health nurse via twitter, during various tweets @paul_RMHN raised in regards to the issue of the challenges that military children face. And on many occasions he posed …

International Nurses Day - Why should we discuss weight with children and families? Blog by Wendy Nicholson and Charlene Mulhern

With nearly a third of children aged 10-11 either overweight or obese, it is clear that obesity and its associated health risks should be raised with families in a sensitive, open and empathetic manner. Talking about weight can be tricky …

International Nurses Day - Building Resilience - Recognising the 1001 days of adolescence - Blog by Wendy Nicholson

      Growing up and family life isn’t always easy and the journey for some can be a roller-coaster. Family breakdown, bereavement, poor nutrition, bullying, drug taking, sexual health - are all challenges and present risk across the whole …