Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust should remain in special measures, the Care Quality Commission has recommended.
Patients admitted as emergencies at the weekend are significantly older and more dependent than those admitted to hospital on other days of the week, suggests a study at a major acute trust.
A study investigating how hospitals try to avoid unnecessary emergency admissions has identified a series of tailored innovations that can help to address this pressing problem in different ways
Emergency department clinicians, managers and commissioners are being urged to commit to a five-point plan to improve mental health care for patients and place it on an even footing with physical health care.
Seeing the emotional distress of teenagers on placement promoted children’s nursing editor, Danielle, to realise that her training should do more to equip her to offer the best possible care to adolescent service users
Kent hospital’s A&E department faces downgradeSubscription
Emergency services at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital could be downgraded because of concerns that trainee doctors being left to cope with potentially seriously ill surgical patients.
Teaching parents to put young children in the recovery position after they have lost consciousness may help curb hospital admission rates, according to researchers.
An adult nursing student from the University of the West of England received a standing ovation at the Bristol Hippodrome after resuscitating a woman in the audience who went into cardiac arrest.
Setting research priorities in emergency careSubscription
A priority-setting partnership, involving doctors, nurses and patients, will help establish priorities for emergency medicine research.
A West Midlands hospital is expected to be put in special measures next week after the Care Quality Commission found serious failings and risks to patient safety.