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Why are there still so few advanced nurse practitioners worldwide?

08 October 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

NURSES FROM 40 countries around the globe convened in Helsinki earlier this year for the International Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nursing Network...

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.

National scheme to review ‘whole systems’

01 September 2002

Emergency Nurse

News

A national emergency services collaborative is being set up to help the NHS improve patient services. The first wave involving 30 A&E departments will be launched...

One year on

01 October 2002

Emergency Nurse

News

This month marks the first anniversary of the Department of Health’s publication of Reforming Emergency Care; its aim, ‘the delivery of fast, responsive, and...

New NHS emergency tsar told: Make changing culture a priority

01 October 2002

Emergency Nurse

News

Newly appointed ‘emergency tsar’ Sir George Alberti (pictured right) will need to focus on changing cultural behaviour, according to the RCN A&E Nursing Association...

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...

Walk-ins to stay

01 January 2003

Emergency Nurse

News

The future of walk-in centres (WICs) is set to be assured following a Department of Health agreement due to be announced as Emergency Nurse went to press.

Home truths

01 June 2003

Emergency Nurse

News

As this month’s Emergency Nurse went to press, GPs had still to vote on whether to accept a new national contract. Maybe June: maybe not.

Going with the flow

01 February 2004

Emergency Nurse

News

According to Department of Health plans, the health service can expect to see an end to widespread so-called ‘bed blocking’ by April this year.