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Headline

'Nurses are concerned that the public misunderstand A&E'

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I don't believe there is such a thing as an 'unsuitable patient' in any service. the fact they present to medical services indicates that they have a need, what ever this may be, for professional attention. such needs should be identified and the patient directed to where they will obtain the most appropriate assistance whether it be physical, mental or other. It there problems are not considered clinical but rather social A&E and other services should have adequate information on all of the relevant services and be able to put them in touch with these according to the level of urgency.

Posted date

28 August, 2012

Posted time

6:09 pm

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