Comment on: Nursing unions hit out at health pay freeze
So where do we go from here? What are the unions going to propose we do?
Comment on: Nurse fury over jobs offer
Answer is simple here. If the unions decide to accept it then let's all cancel our subscriptions to them in tandem.
They should be 'our voice', not our parents.
We most definitely need nurse representation to avoid' sand being kicked in our faces'. Nurses with mettle.
Our policy in the wic that anyone who is 'nebbed' should go to a&e for further review. As a prescriber, hospitalization can often be avoid by the use of bronchodilator/spacer/oral steroid therapy. The focus is on education re- technique with inhalers as often, so much of the inhalant is lost during stand alone inhaler use. Spacers vastly improve the quality outcome and so easy to master, particularly the smaller areochambers.
But yes, ventolin/02 to avois desaturation.
Rob Munro- you are a star for posting the blog 6/1/2011. I have advised Dr Peter Carter to read it, if he hasnt done already.
I think I am speaking on behalf of most UK nurses in thanking you for the information provided.