Introduction to the nurse’s role in providing first aid
Rick Dean Part-time registered nurse, North Bristol NHS Trust, Clinical governance team, St John Ambulance, Devon
Joe Mulligan Head of first aid education, British Red Cross
This article, the first in an eight-part series, discusses the importance of a considered, responsible approach to first aid. The article describes the challenges of working outside one’s clinical environment and describes the legal background to undertaking first aid.
Nursing Standard. 24, 4, 42-45. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.09.24.4.42.c7296Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review