Preparing staff for the sudden death of a child
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Preparing staff for the sudden death of a child

Tina Fairhead Paediatric emergency department sister, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, Dartford, Kent

A study day organised by paediatric emergency department sister Tina Fairhead has given nurses at her trust the skills and confidence to cope when a child dies

The sudden unexpected death of a child in the emergency department (ED) is a traumatic event, and as healthcare professionals we have a comprehensive range of statutory duties and obligations that we must fulfil when this happens.

Emergency Nurse. 27, 5, 13-15. doi: 10.7748/en.27.5.13.s10

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