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Accident and Emergency Nursing

News and practice for A&E nurses

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Leading South London trust told to improve by regulator


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.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Patients may present with ticks in South London A&Es


Nurses working in emergency and primary care settings in South London could encounter patients with Lyme disease-carrying ticks, suggests latest research.

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Kathryn Godfrey

Sorry seems to be the hardest word


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.

'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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