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How long can we wait?

01 February 2002

Emergency Nurse

News

Recent months have seen a flurry of government initiatives aimed at tackling long waits in A&E.

Mid Staffs warned over failure to improve services

08 November 2011

Emergency Nurse

News

NHS management has hit back at a damning Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into emergency care services at Stafford Hospital. It is claimed that, due to adverse...

Staff require training in phlebotomy to ensure accurate blood test results

08 November 2011

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

Emergency nurses have been reminded of their role to help doctors collect blood samples properly.

Foundation trusts face fundamental problems breaking even, study finds

08 November 2012

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

Emergency departments have improved efficiency and introduced innovations in practice, yet are still losing money, according to the Foundation Trust Network (FTN).

Major trauma network could save up to 40 lives a year

30 April 2014

Emergency Nurse

News

THE SCOTTISH Government has announced plans to set up four major trauma centres as part of a network of specialist emergency care.

Clocking off

01 August 2002

Emergency Nurse

News focus

Last month marked the end of an era for community health councils (CHCs) in England and, for English A&E departments, the annual Casualty Watch surveys.

Protective gear this summer

01 August 2002

Emergency Nurse

News

The Department of Health is to issue 8,000 personal protection equipment (PPE) suits and 300 mobile contamination units over the summer at a cost of £5 million.

Demanding times

01 November 2002

Emergency Nurse

News

As Emergency Nurse went to press last month, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) was preparing to publish its definitive guidance on thrombolysis...

Nationwide collaborative launched across 30 sites

01 November 2002

Emergency Nurse

News

The NHS modernisation agency last month launched the first wave of the national emergency services collaborative, which aims to cut waiting times and improve patient...

Strategic thinking

01 April 2003

Emergency Nurse

News

A fringe event at RCN congress this year will examine how the college can take a more strategic approach to developments in emergency care provision. Organisers want...