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Guidance urges pregnancy checks for women of reproductive age

08 March 2013

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

Emergency nurses should always consider whether women of child-bearing age who attend for urgent care are pregnant, new guidance suggests.

Nurses working overseas are in danger of being kidnapped

05 March 2014

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

IN JANUARY 2012, British aid worker and nurse Khalil Dale was kidnapped while working for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Pakistan. Four months later...

Face to face

01 October 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

WHILE HE was training to be a teacher, Chris Hunter took a voluntary job helping people with learning disabilities. He worked closely with a young man with autism...

Lifetime’s dedication

30 March 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

WHEN SHE left school aged 16, Raj Jhamat began a community care course at a local college. While there she came into contact with people with learning disabilities...

Harmful sexual behaviour

26 October 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Clinical update

Essential facts Picture credit: iStock Harmful sexual behaviour is when children or young people engage in sexual discussions or acts that are inappropriate for...

Setting the bar

13 April 2017

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Amy Cawthorne, an advanced clinical practitioner in emergency care in Leeds, is one of the first emergency nurses in the country to reach a national standard for her...

Emergency care model cuts death rates from chronic lung disease

10 May 2018

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Death rates from chronic lung disease are being slashed at an emergency care hospital in Northumbria due to an innovative model that sees patients admitted directly...

Volunteer nurses on track for the summer events

12 June 2012

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Many emergency nurses will have volunteered to join 5,000 medical staff at this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, in London. This article tells the stories of...

New hospital may represent future of UK emergency care

10 April 2013

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

In Cramlington, Northumberland, building work is under way on a new kind of hospital. The £75 million facility, part of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,...

Care overhaul significantly reduces inpatient admissions

26 September 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Analysis

A restructuring of care for people in the West Midlands with learning disabilities and autism has more than halved inpatient admissions and cut hospital length of...