Accident and Emergency Nursing
News and practice for A&E nurses
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been rated “requires improvement”, after the Care Quality Commission found overcrowding in emergency departments and patients waiting for long periods.
Nurses working in emergency and primary care settings in South London could encounter patients with Lyme disease-carrying ticks, suggests latest research.
Latest research: emergency nursing
A project provided children and young people with better care and support, and improved education and awareness for parents and teachers.
Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.
Analysis of complaints sent to the health service ombudsman has found that not receiving an adequate apology is the most common complaint, accounting for a third of cases last year.
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Now I am at the end of my course I have had some time to sit and reflect on my journey as a student nurse.
Many people are increasingly going to accident and emergency departments when they could visit a GP.