Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death undertook a study to ascertain aspects of care that could be improved for patients receiving non-invasive ventilation
Maternity staff at a teaching hospital are set to welcome a new piece of clinical training equipment that provides realistic simulations of childbirth, following a successful trial of the technology.
Emergency training scheme for nurses in remote Scottish areasVideoSubscription
Nurses and other health professionals in rural areas of Scotland are to gain access to a wider range of emergency training, thanks to a scheme drawing on developments in remote learning technology.
A Yorkshire trust has released some of its administrative and HR staff from their normal day jobs to act as “runners” on wards, so nurses and healthcare professionals can concentrate on patient care.
A study has explored how patients who had self-harmed experienced their care on an acute medical unit at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
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Bed occupancy rates in English hospitals remain well above safe limits, but fewer patients are facing long delays in ambulances, according to latest figures, suggesting the pressure may be easing.
Rising accident and emergency attendance rates are being driven by long-term health conditions, rather than a perceived lack of GP provision, according to East London researchers.
A range of key capacity issues and concerns have converged today, leading to warnings that the winter pressures facing the NHS have reached a “watershed moment”.
Basing specialist nurses trained in “transitional care” within the accident and emergency department can significantly reduce the number of admissions among older patients, according to a US study.