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Accident and Emergency Nursing

News and practice for A&E nurses



Pressure on English A&E departments reaches ‘record high’

19-Dec-2014

Accident and emergency attendance and admissions are spiralling upwards as winter pressures take hold across the health service.

Welsh nurses will have legal duty to report safeguarding concerns

19-Dec-2014

A legal obligation for health professionals to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, ministers announced today.

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Forty years on: updating the Glasgow Coma Scale

Forty years on: updating the Glasgow Coma Scale Subscription Required

Forty years after its initial implementation, the Glasgow Coma Scale has been updated to address variations in technique that have developed over time

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Nurses are a lifeline over the festive period

15-Dec-2014

When I visited my mother in hospital on Christmas Day I felt very grateful to the staff, who were working as hard as always. My mother’s needs were as acute on that day as on any other.

'Worryingly high' hospital death rates reported

NHS hospitals in England are “full to bursting”, says The Daily Telegraph, while The Guardian highlights concerns over “worryingly high” death rates in some hospitals.

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