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Accident and Emergency Nursing

News and practice for A&E nurses

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

Quick work from MIU nurses saves life of anaphylaxis patient


A woman from Kent has praised nurses at a minor injuries unit for their quick reactions after she was stung by a hornet and went into anaphylactic shock.

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NICE abandons plan to publish A&E safe staffing guidance


Plans to publish safe nurse staffing guidance for accident and emergency departments have been abandoned in a U-turn by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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Hospital discharge is still putting patients at risk


There is more to planning a hospital discharge than ordering medications and booking the transport. All the care and treatment that patients receive while in hospital can be compromised if their discharge home leaves them vulnerable.

'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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