Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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Infants under the age of 12 months are most at risk of serious physical abuse, according to a large UK study of severely injured children.
Accident and emergency nurses are failing to consistently record patient’s vital signs, risking a late diagnosis of sepsis and potentially avoidable deaths, a new report has claimed.
Home safety experts should work in partnership with health visitors under a new initiative designed to prevent accidental injuries to under-fives, according to a joint campaign.
Less than a quarter of hospitals stock all of the recommended antidotes for immediate use in accident and emergency departments, an audit has suggested.
NHS providers recorded a £1.6bn deficit for the first half of the financial year and were forecasting a £2.2bn deficit by the year end, regulators reported this morning.
Physical attacks on nurses and other staff working in NHS acute services have gone up by nearly 10% in the past year, rising to more than 19,000, according to official figures.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has issued guideline to ensure blood transfusions are used “only when necessary”.
The capital’s accident and emergency, and urgent care services will be split into three different categories, as part of work to take forward Sir Bruce Keogh’s recommendations from the urgent and emergency care review in 2013.
NHS 24, Scotland’s out-of-hours telephone service, has announced that it is reversing the introduction of a new call-handling and IT system on “patient safety grounds”.
Edinburgh nurse recognised for A&E research work Subscription
An accident and emergency nurse from Edinburgh has been chosen as the Scottish clinical research nurse of the year for 2015.