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Accident and Emergency Nursing

News and practice for A&E nurses


RAF nurse given medal for lifesaving emergency work in Afghanistan


A Royal Air Force nurse has been honoured for her pioneering work in both treatment and training during recent combat operations in Afghanistan.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust

Midlands trust announces inquiry into A&E nurse bullying claims


Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust is launching an independent investigation, following claims nurses quit because of “bullying”.

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Using patient passports to improve A&E asthma care

Using patient passports to improve A&E asthma care Subscription Required

An asthma patient passport could enable patients with severe asthma to get the right treatment when they present in accident and emergency with exacerbations

Is chest pain always an emergency?

Is chest pain always an emergency? Subscription Required

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

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An innovative way to overcome the tricky issue of visiting hours


The topic of when and for how long relatives and friends can visit on hospital wards has long been a much discussed topic.

'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.