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Setting up an alcohol treatment centre

01 October 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

In the emergency unit at University Hospital of Wales (UHW), Cardiff, a rise in the number of patients presenting with alcohol intoxication was reducing the amount...

Air ambulances: preparing the way

04 November 2009

Emergency Nurse


Air ambulance helicopters can land almost anywhere but precautions must be taken to ensure that they do so safely. This article describes how safe landing sites are...

Remote clinical decision-making: a clinician’s definition

12 May 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Aims Remote clinical decision-making (RCDM), commonly known as ‘telephone triage’ or ‘hear and treat’, describes clinicians’ non-face-to-face involvement with...

Happy to be of service

01 February 2011

Nursing Standard


Many NHS nurses volunteer for the St John Ambulance service in their spare time.

Happy landing

19 June 2007

Nursing Standard

General article

It is 25 years since the conflict in the Falkland Islands and during that time health provision has changed dramatically, with nurses at the forefront.

Development of a patient passport in asthma management

15 October 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article outlines the development, testing and evaluation of an asthma patient passport (APP). The APP was designed specifically for patients with severe and...