Accident and Emergency Nursing
News and practice for A&E nurses
Stringent conditions have been placed on Medway Maritime Hospital following a third CQC inspection of its struggling accident and emergency department.
Concerns have been raised over delays in the publication of reports expected to highlight the pressure hospitals in England are facing this winter.
Latest research: emergency nursing
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
Forty years after its initial implementation, the Glasgow Coma Scale has been updated to address variations in technique that have developed over time
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) must come to terms with having a progressive and incurable disease that will increasingly limit their capacity for physical activity, and is almost certain to cause their death. And the fact that it affects the ability to breathe means they are constantly reminded of this frightening prospect.
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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.