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The emergency department (ED) at The Royal London Hospital is the first in the city to be accredited by the National Autistic Society for its care of autistic adults and children.
Emergency Nurse. 31, 5, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/en.31.5.6.s4
Published: 05 September 2023
The society’s Autism Inclusion Award acknowledges health services that take extra steps to ensure people with autism are not disadvantaged while in their care.
Royal London paediatric ED lead nurse Sara Gamester said: ‘The biggest thing that we can all do is care and stop and listen to our patients about their individual care needs and choices.’