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NEWS and Sepsis Screening Tool

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse

App Review

WITH NHS figures highlighting that 31,000 people die every year as a result of sepsis, this app aims to help clinicians cut the number of deaths from the condition.

Meningitis Signs and Symptoms

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse

App Review

LAUNCHED BY the UK’s largest meningitis charity, Meningitis Now, the Meningitis Signs and Symptoms app serves as a reference guide to all the common signs and...

Knee Decide

06 October 2016

Emergency Nurse

App Review

Part of a series of free medical apps, Knee Decide provides health professionals with an aid for communicating basic knee anatomy to patients.

‘Make your opportunities’

07 December 2016

Emergency Nurse

Careers

What is your job? I am a clinical research nurse for neurosurgery, emergency and trauma at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London. My role involves supporting...

‘Treat patients like family’

13 April 2017

Emergency Nurse

Careers

Why did you become an emergency nurse? I used to work as a healthcare assistant and did bank shifts in the emergency department (ED). While there, I was drawn to the...

‘Be ambitious: nothing that comes easy is worth having’

14 September 2017

Emergency Nurse

Careers

What is your job? I am a senior lecturer in the Institute of Health Professions at the University of Wolverhampton. I teach nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists and...

Mind My Heart

14 September 2017

Emergency Nurse

App Review

This app is intended for patients at risk of heart failure, so nurses could direct patients to it so that they can monitor their conditions and report their...

Aiming to celebrate

27 November 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Move over Glastonbury – the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Festival has arrived.

‘A family member sent me a sympathy card’

26 September 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

For parents, the birth of child is a very special occasion. But for parents of babies with Down’s syndrome, the experience can be fraught with worries.

My Health Guide

26 September 2016

Learning Disability Practice

App Review

This app enables healthcare professionals to improve their communication with adults who have learning disabilities. It was devised after the parents of a man living...
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