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Investment in cancer aftercare may ease the path to recovery

12 May 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

SUPPORTING PEOPLE who survive cancer has been one of the main priorities for the NHS in recent years.

Nurses must get involved in implementing the cancer plan

05 July 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

Cancer plans, policies and initiatives come and go, often not touching frontline staff. But NHS England national cancer director Cally Palmer wants the 5-year cancer...

New framework sets out expectations for all levels of cancer nursing practice

12 December 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

The Career and Education Framework for Cancer Nursing sets out a list of skills, competencies and knowledge expected at seven different levels of practice. It is the...

Relieving pressure on struggling emergency departments

08 April 2016

Emergency Nurse

Feature

January 2016 was one of the most difficult months for emergency departments since the four-hour waiting time standard was introduced by the government in 2004....

Surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Emergency care nurses have been urged to play their part in Scotland’s push to revolutionise care for cardiac arrest patients – by teaching others how to save a...

Ambulances miss response times as 999 calls surge

10 June 2016

Emergency Nurse

News

DETERIORATING AMBULANCE response times in England are ‘unacceptable’ and present a risk to the public, the Patients Association is warning.

A&E services at ‘breaking point’

10 June 2016

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS (EDs) are at risk of being overwhelmed unless something changes, experts are warning, after official figures revealed the past 12 months in...

Emergency care staff need new tools to improve vital signs tests

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

Worrying gaps in how children are assessed in emergency departments (EDs) have been identified in an audit of emergency services.

Leading Change, Adding Value

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse

Policy briefing

Essential facts Leading Change, Adding Value is NHS England’s new nursing and midwifery framework. It builds on Compassion in Practice (CiP), which set out the 6Cs....

Always winter, never Christmas in emergency departments

06 October 2016

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

Last winter was the most difficult for emergency departments in England for more than a decade. With little let up over the summer, this one could be even worse.