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NICE child maltreatment guideline


This summary explores features suggestive of child maltreatment including clinical presentations, physical/psychological signs, and signs of neglect.

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NICE guideline: faltering growth


This summary provides useful information on weight loss in the early days of life and faltering growth after the early days of life. Interventions, monitoring, referral, and organisation of care are covered.

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NNNG guideline: measuring body weight


Summary providing a step-by-step approach to ensure that adults and children (not babies) are weighed accurately.

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NICE feverish illness guideline


A NICE guideline summary of the 2017 feverish illness in children under 5 years with a ‘traffic light’ approach to assessing risk, and features of specific diseases

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NICE postnatal care guideline


A clear summary of NICE guidance on the routine postnatal care of women and their babies, including giving information and advice to women postnatally.

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Feature articles

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Inhaler choices for children and adults—do you know all the options?


Jane Scullion provides some simple and practical advice on optimal inhaler device selection for adults and children, in the third of a mini-series of feature articles.

Tools and resources

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Group B streptococcus guide


What are the signs of group B streptococcus (GBS) infection in an infant? This guide covers key points the on prevention of early onset GBS disease

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical cancer—addressing the myths


This factsheet is for health professionals who deliver the HPV vaccine programme for girls. It supports the information currently provided. It is suitable for school nurses, GPs, screening and immunisation practioners.