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Accident and Emergency Nursing

News and practice for A&E nurses



Sleep deprivation ‘could reduce traumatic memories’

2-Jul-2015

A good night’s sleep has long been recommended to those who have experienced a traumatic event but this could actually be the wrong advice, according to Oxford University researchers.

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Exclusive: Nurses save man’s life while at RCN congress

24-Jun-2015

Three nurses from the North West attending the Royal College of Nursing Congress in Bournemouth have been credited with helping save a man’s life after he collapsed outside their hotel.

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Does mandatory training have to be boring?

1-Jul-2015

In his book Do No Harm retired neurosurgeon Henry Marsh described the irritation of taking time away from his work to sit though mandatory training.

'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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