Mental health nursing developing effective education in A&E
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Mental health nursing developing effective education in A&E

Simon Baston A&E Charge Nurse, Northern General Hospital Sheffield
Mike Simms , Sheffield Out of Hours Team, Community Health Sheffield

SIMON BASTON and MIKE SIMMS describe a novel approach to addressing the mental health learning needs of emergency nurses

Chloe the triage nurse thought the man in front of her was obviously crazy. He was looking about him wildly and talking about messages beamed by the radio. She had no idea what to say to him, should she agree with him or tell him it wasn’t true, neither idea seemed easy… ‘Just take a seat on the green chairs and the doctor will see you in about three hours…but what should she write on his triage notes?

Emergency Nurse. 10, 2, 15-18. doi: 10.7748/en2002.

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