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Accident-prevention initiative needed for children under five

07 December 2015

Emergency Nurse

News

THE GOVERNMENT is being urged to implement a nationwide programme to relieve pressure on emergency departments (EDs) by preventing accidental injuries to under-fives.

Use of care checklist set to become standard practice

01 April 2010

Emergency Nurse

News

EMERGENCY NURSES must soon undertake a standardised list of clinical checks for all patients, according to proposals being considered at the Department of...

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.

Mandatory training urged to tackle violence

01 April 2001

Emergency Nurse

News

Trusts managers have been urged to consider mandatory training of A&E staff faced with a high incidence of patient violence.

Welcome for integrated emergency services plan

09 November 2004

Nursing Standard

News

NURSES have welcomed the latest stage in the drive to transform emergency services by creating networks that will co-ordinate the provision of all...

Nurse fees may treble under new proposals

17 February 1999

Nursing Standard

News

GOVERNMENT plans for a radical shake-up of how the nursing profession is regulated could lead to the trebling of registration fees.

New council will act on poor performance

17 February 1999

Nursing Standard

News

NEW REGULATORY powers to tackle bad practice that falls short of misconduct have been welcomed by nursing unions.

Diana nurse teams set to start work with sick children

17 March 1999

Nursing Standard

News

NURSES HAVE spoken of the honour of being among the country's first Diana Community Children's Nursing Teams.

Facing inequality

24 March 1999

Nursing Standard

Analysis

THE ONLY black RCN council member, Mahama Seidu, knows all about institutionalised racism. When he visits the college he sees no senior or...

Random checks on PREP will not prevent cheating

31 March 1999

Nursing Standard

News

CHECKS ON whether nurses are complying with PREP are unlikely to catch out those who are determined to cheat the system, the UKCC...