Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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A pioneering end of life nurse and a nurse who has led the way in patient-centred emergency care have been short-listed for an award that recognises outstanding contributions to the delivery of compassionate care.
Public defibrillators around the country are to be mapped as part of a new drive to boost their use, involving the NHS, Microsoft and a leading charity.
A nursing couple is offering their £600,000 home as the prize in a competition in a bid to raise money for a ground-breaking dementia project.
An award-winning new room to support people with mental health conditions in accident and emergency has opened at a London hospital.
Improving communication between paramedics, prehospital critical care teams and emergency staff could “enhance” the care and wellbeing of critically ill or injured patients, according to UK studies.
A damning report into accident and emergency departments in and around Edinburgh has identified a breakdown in trust between nurses and doctors, and a culture of bullying.
All children and young people in hospital should have 24 hour access to a registered children’s nurse, new guidance from the English NHS regulator says.
A project harnessing “telecare” technology and led by senior nurses in Yorkshire has reduced emergency admissions from care home by 33%, new research suggests.
Therapy should be offered to patients within a month of a traumatic event to help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to draft guidance, with a new focus on early treatment.
Nearly 1.5 million people could have avoided emergency admissions in 2016-17 if hospitals, GPs, community services and social care had worked together properly, according to a committee of MPs.