• Dehydration; What All Parents Need to Know

    Dehydration; What All Parents Need to Know

    dehydration Dehydration happens so easily in little ones, particularly when unwell. In fact, they're at increased risk of becoming dehydrated compared to adults, and it can have serious consequences for them. It's so important to act quickly if you think...

  • Respiratory Assessment 101

    Respiratory Assessment 101

    I've often been asked as a paeds nurse, "What are the top gems of advice you could give a parent when it comes to a potentially unwell child?"  And there are two main things I respond with:   Firstly... it's...

  • Understanding Fevers

    Understanding Fevers

    At the end of the day there are many things paeds nurses know that will never be useful in day to day life... Understanding fevers however is a different story! I have lost track of the number of times a...