rcnSchool, community nurses and health visitors who are supporting young carers can find out more about the issues facing these children and young people by logging onto a live online learning resource from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). The easy-to-navigate sections offer a wealth of information about the role of young carers.

This includes a video detailing a typical day in their life, what they want from their school nurse, and how professionals can play a positive role by identifying carers, accessing appropriate support and raising awareness.

There is also a range of useful resources, such as recommended books and reports, links to other websites such as the Carers Trust and Barnado's and details on the Pathway for Young Carers, which provides guidance to support integrated working to maximise support and deliver services. Visit http://t.co/7eh0vH8kf6