Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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A bullying culture between accident and emergency department nurses at a hospital trust in Merseyside has led to “tribal divisions” between staff and has been perpetuated by bosses failing to intervene, an independent report has found.
Only around half of babies under three months of age who have bacterial meningitis present with fever, which has for decades been the trigger for further medical investigation, warn UK researchers.
NHS and nurse leaders have urged people to take steps to help elderly and vulnerable patients stay “warm and well” during cold weather due over the next few days, to avoid unnecessary admissions.
A review of the experiences of hospital accident and emergency staff suggests that workers have resigned themselves to patient violence and aggression.
What is the role of nurses in witnessed resuscitation? How can they support relatives who wish to be present during an attempt at cardiopulmonary resuscitation on their loved one?
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