Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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The Royal College of Nursing has condemned new figures showing that more cancer patients are missing a key government target than at any time since records began.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust has been returned to “special measures” after its latest inspection by regulators, who identified safety concerns.
Nurses and midwives across the Republic of Ireland are staging protests this week against staff shortages and patient overcrowding in their hospitals.
Hospital trusts in England are to receive money from a fund worth more than £145m to improve care for patients over winter, the government has announced.
Cardiac arrest patients are more likely to survive when resuscitated with a new type of breathing tube, according to US researchers.
Seven nurses have resigned in just two months from a trust’s under-pressure accident and emergency departments in the Midlands, with at least one flagging patient safety concerns.
A head of nursing at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has paid tribute to the “exceptional bravery” of staff who helped protect patients when a man wielding a knife went on the rampage.
A prison has been told to issue clear guidance to staff on when to attempt resuscitation after nurses carried out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an inmate who was “clearly dead”.
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.
A new blood test being developed to diagnose heart attacks could one day be carried out on a simple handheld device, according to researchers.
Heart attacks are more likely to kill you in the winter than in the summer, according to new study by UK researchers.