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‘It is important to value people’s contributions’

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse

Careers

What is your job? I lead a programme supporting trusts to improve unscheduled care for patients in Northern Ireland. I support implementation of best practice across...

Nurses need true grit

06 October 2016

Emergency Nurse

Careers

Why did you become an emergency nurse? I love working in an environment of controlled chaos. The emergency care environment is one of the true multidisciplinary...

Emergency department doctors underestimate distress and pain

13 April 2017

Emergency Nurse

Journal scan

Children’s pain is more accurately assessed by parents and the children themselves than by emergency department (ED) doctors, who underestimate distress levels, a...

Value of early warning scores in emergency departments

07 December 2016

Emergency Nurse

Journal scan

Developed in the belief that early identification and intervention of deteriorating patients would reduce the number of deaths, early warning scores (EWS) have...

Speaking to GPs and nurses at short notice

07 December 2016

Emergency Nurse

Journal scan

Helping patients to speak to nurses or GPs at short notice could help reduce pressure on emergency departments (EDs), researchers conclude.

Research round-up

07 December 2016

Emergency Nurse

Journal scan

Latest information from journals

New formula to help staff reckon weight of patients

13 April 2017

Emergency Nurse

Journal scan

Researchers have proposed a simple formula for calculating the weight of adults and adolescents in the emergency department (ED).

Rebuilding public trust

14 September 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

Emma Sweeney’s appointment, which she takes up at the UK Oncology Nursing Society’s (UKONS) conference in November, consolidates Colchester’s position as a cancer...

Translating cancer nursing into practice

11 April 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Feature

Richard Henry, the new president of the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS), is a busy man highly aware that caring cannot be rushed.

Gaps in community workforce putting pressure on parents

08 June 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

News

THE WELLCHILD charity has called for workforce and training to be reviewed as it celebrates its tenth anniversary.