Category list : Accident and emergency (A&E)
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An emergency care nurse was among the health professionals and campaigners to feature in a short film played today at a major international health conference.
Instant messaging services like WhatsApp can be a key tool for clinicians when responding to emergency situations, according to new official guidance on how to use them safely.
Nurses are in a prime position to research gun violence and look at ways to prevent it, according to a new paper from the US.
A nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue gunman has spoken out on his experience of giving care to Robert Bowers, saying he wanted him to feel “compassion, kindness and empathy”.
Almost half of sport injury-related emergency department attendances and almost a quarter of sport injury-related hospital admissions are in children and adolescents, according to a UK study.
A new Australian study casts fresh doubt on the controversial practice of brain cooling in the wake of a traumatic head injury, concluding it does not improve outcomes for patients.
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The most demanding part of the year is approaching – we can already feel the beginnings of winter pressures.
A simple clinical assessment by experienced nurses is “superior” to systematic triage in prediction of mortality in the emergency department, according to Danish researchers.
Homeless people sleeping rough in South London are benefitting from on the spot checks and same-day registration with a GP thanks to a project set up by specialist nurses.
A hospital charity in London is aiming to raise £1m to fund trauma research and care, including nurse-led projects, in the wake of the rising levels of knife crime in the capital.
A nurse who has invented a new weighing scale for immobile patients believes it could save lives by ensuring they get vital drugs more quickly on admission to hospital.
Healthcare staff are being urged to ensure only patients with a true penicillin allergy are documented as such to protect them from hospital infections.
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”.