The Harry Crossley Children's Nursing Development Unit
A nurse-led Teaching and Scholarship Unit in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, working with interdisciplinary colleagues from academic and clinical settings to strengthen the practice of children's nursing across Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Best Practice Project provides children’s nursing teams throughout Africa with the opportunity to improve the quality and safety of care for children and their families by achieving measurably excellent, evidence-based nursing practice.
Our journal club uses innovative facilitation techniques, including the use of a large-scale graphic record, to assist nurses to navigate a journal article, identify content, and apply it to practice. If you would like for your facility to take part...
‘For whom must African nursing knowledge count?’ A thought-provoking question to kick-start #NursesCount, the fifth Building Children’s Nursing conference. The only event of its kind in Africa, with over 100 registered delegates, on 23rd June 2021,...
The Children's Nursing Development Unit joins Nursing Educator colleagues to celebrate the publication of the first Workforce Observatory Report, a unique picture of the children's nursing workforce & training in East and Southern Africa.
The purpose of the children’s nursing workforce observatory project is to produce the first comprehensive picture of the children’s nursing workforce across the southern and east African countries training children’s nurses, and to communicate this information to national stakeholders to inform the development of national workforce strategies and training plans.
‘For whom must African nursing knowledge count?’ A thought-provoking question and the perfect way to kick-start this year’s Building Children’s Nursing conference. The only event of its kind in Africa, with over 100 registered delegates, on 23rd June 2021, nursing and leadership professionals from 12 different countries came together to consider and celebrate what counts in the excellent nursing care of our continent’s children and their families.
The first meeting of 2021, for the Children’s Nursing Educators Forum (CNEF), was a virtual meeting attended by educators from 8 different countries, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Malawi, Eswatitni, Namibia, Zambia and Saudi Arabia. The date of our meeting fortuitously coincided with International Nurses Day!
We are heartbroken to share the news that our beloved colleague and friend Tracy-ann, Clinical Educator within the Children’s Nursing Development Unit since 2015, has passed away from complications arising from COVID-19.