Nursing Standard. 29, 46, 18-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/ns.29.46.18.s21,
A community nursing team in Surrey led by Pauline Bigwood was recognised in the 2015 Nursing Standard Nurse Awards for an innovative campaign to increase vitamin D awareness among parents and clinicians. The aim of the campaign is to improve child health by implementing Department of Health recommendations for vitamin D supplementation.
|Recommends||Most other groups recommend|
|Pregnancy||400 IU||3,000 – 8,000 IU|
|Infants < 6 months|| 0? |
Similar to WHO
|Infants (> 6 months)||320 IU||1600 IU|
or get little sunshine
|400 IU||4,000 IU|
Totally fails to mention increased need for vitamin D if darker skin, obese, etc, etc.