Join us in June for the next Building Children's Nursing for Africa conference. It will be an online participative conference to consider and celebrate what counts in excellent nursing care of Africa's children and their families.
Introducing: The Harry Crossley Children's Nursing Development Unit
We are proud to announce our new name which is the result of being recognised as meeting the scale, scope and quality of work required to be recognised as a Teaching and Scholarship Unit of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UCT.
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Friday, 14 May 2021
Tracy-ann Castle (November 1976 – January 2021)

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. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 07:15
Successful last Children’s Nursing Educator Forum of the year

Today was the last Children’s Nursing Educator Forum (CNEF) of the year  - 11th November 2020. This was not a year that any of us could have anticipated in any shape or form, yet all the delegates, (from 8 Schools of Nursing across SA, Botswana, Rwanda, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Malawi) have remained focussed on training the next generation of children’s nurses

Publication Date:
Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 15:30
New publication!

We are very happy to be able to announce a new publication: Coetzee M, Leonard A, Bonaconsa C, Power N, North N. (2020). Developing children’s nursing care outcome statements in Africa using World Café methods. International Nursing Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/inr.12621

Thank you to everyone who participated in the workshop at the Building Children’s Nursing conference in 2019, and especially those who provided feedback on the draft care statements. The article is fully open access and available to read with no paywall.

Publication Date:
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 14:00
Hosting our 2nd virtual Child Nurse Educator`s Forum

On 10th September 2020, The Harry Crossley Children`s Nursing Development Unit (CNDU), hosted their second virtual Child Nurse Educator`s Forum. The purpose of this forum was to create an open and safe collaborative space for attendees to share their experiences about “online learning” and enabling peer and technical support. Child Nurse Educators from across South Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kenya and Saudi Arabia, shared their perspectives about online learning platforms, technical resources required, and the interface used to communicate effectively with students in the virtual world.

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 20:45