Accident and Emergency Nursing
News and practice for A&E nurses
East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust will launch a public consultation into moving its accident and emergency services into one hospital later this year.
Urgent investment is urgently needed in community children’s nursing services so more young patients can be cared for outside the hospital and closer to their home.
Latest research: emergency nursing
National guidance recommends that all patients with asthma are offered a personal asthma action plan, created by health professionals in partnership with patients.
A survey of staff in an emergency department unit explored whether they had the knowledge to recognise and manage patients presenting with tuberculosis.
Sometimes you see a headline and know an article is going to attract a lot of attention. That’s how I felt when a member of our news team filed a story from the Unison conference: ‘Student nurses should be paid “living wage” while on placement, says union’.
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As the election gets closer, all the political parties have worked out that offering the prospect of an improved NHS will be a vote winner.
Many people are increasingly going to accident and emergency departments when they could visit a GP.