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Exploring how the uptake of childhood immunisations can be improved in England: A systematic review

The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine was launched in the UK in 1988, when childhood immunisation uptake was at a 92% high (Raneri and Matusitz, 2014).

Factors that can affect students' wellbeing – A quantitative retrospective study

The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that affect students' wellbeing..

Morbidity profile and physical health status of orphans and vulnerable children in selected orphanages in Ibadan, Nigeria

This study employed a descriptive cross-sectional design. The target population are the OVC living in orphanages. The sample size was 384, using the Cochran formula n=Z 2pq/d2, with the prevalence...

Parents' perception of toddlers' nutritional state

Quantitative, descriptive and relational study on a population of toddlers' parents who attended nurseries in the district of Viseu, Portugal. The 94 institutions in the district have been contacted,...

What is the role of the children's community nurse in childhood cancer care?

There are many advantages of receiving care in the community, be that in an educational setting or at home (Green, 2019). Children undergoing cancer treatment and families want to feel a sense of...

Support group for a bullied schoolchild: A case study

The aim of this study was to explore the experience of the children, mothers, and school nurse with regard to support groups..

Parents' lived experience of health care for children with long-term conditions

The participant demographics are displayed in Table 1..

Measuring school children's experiences of the school health services in Sweden: a pilot study

This is a cross-sectional descriptive pilot study in two steps including development and testing of two age-matched 11 item-comprehensive questionnaires, addressed to younger school children (6–12...

Audit to strategy: development of a national children and young people lymphoedema service

The aim of this article is to review the results of the 2019 audit and reflect on how it strategically shaped future service delivery. Objectives identified for this audit included determining the...

Exploring the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on PICU consultants, advanced nurse practitioners and trainee doctors

To explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the wellbeing of clinicians working in PICU at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, with a focus on burnout, stress, work-related fatigue and...

Body mass index, clusters of health behaviour among school-age children and young people in Sweden

We aimed to identify temporal patterns of change in body mass index (BMI) and associated health behaviour among 6–16-year-old children and young people in Sweden..

Using digital interventions to encourage healthy eating

The study was designed in two parts. In part one, the family-based healthy eating intervention is delivered and participants are asked to produce the vlog-style films in their home setting. Part two...

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