Accident and Emergency Nursing
News and practice for A&E nurses
Nurses have described feeling “appalled, overwhelmed and horrified” by the impact of a major re-organisation of health services in north west London, according to feedback gathered by the Royal College of Nursing.
Cancelled operations and delayed discharges from hospitals in England have both increased in number by 20% or more this winter compared to last year, further confirming the NHS is “stretched to the limit,” according to a health policy charity.
Latest research: emergency nursing
An asthma patient passport could enable patients with severe asthma to get the right treatment when they present in accident and emergency with exacerbations
Chest pain is a complex symptom with a variety of causes. It is essential that health professionals have good communication skills to ensure an accurate diagnosis
Looking for an A&E career?
One of the most commonly encountered situations we deal with as managers is when our junior nurses ‘make errors’.
Many people are increasingly going to accident and emergency departments when they could visit a GP.