By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Head injuries should be checked within 15 mins

All patients presenting to A&E with a head injury should be assessed by a trained member of staff within 15 minutes of arrival at hospital, according to NICE.

Get unlimited access

As a subscriber you will benefit from:

  • Full online and mobile access to news and opinion stories
  • Customised email alerts straight to your inbox (over 30 alerts available)
  • 4,500 practice articles in our archive 
  • Over £500 worth of CPD learning units