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Board’s eye view

01 March 2006

Emergency Nurse

Forum

Some observers say I have a reputation, good or bad depending on your view- point, for pushing boundaries, innovating, and not being afraid of challenge.

Board’s eye view

01 October 2007

Emergency Nurse

Forum

Discrimination in the workplace is wrong and extremely unpalatable, but the type of discrimination that I’ve sometimes felt as a man in the nursing profession pales...

Chest pain: Advanced assessment and management skills

01 October 2007

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

As this textbook highlights, chest pain is one of the most common reasons why people seek healthcare advice in Europe and North America. It results in an estimated...

Board’s eye view

01 March 2007

Emergency Nurse

Forum

It is said that ‘money makes the world go round’, but also that it is ‘the root of all evil’. If we are to believe ABBA moreover, it’s ‘always sunny, in a rich man’s...

ABC of Conflict and Disaster

01 May 2006

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

The ABC of Conflict and Disaster, the latest in the well known ABC series of introductory clinical texts originally produced by BMJ Books, offers a brief...

Board’s eye view

01 April 2005

Emergency Nurse

Forum

Chairman Mao once pro claimed: ‘It is not enough to set tasks; we must also solve the problem of the methods for carrying them out. If our task is to cross a river,...

Preparing for disaster

01 March 2006

Emergency Nurse

Letter

Judith Barnes raises some interesting and pertinent issues around the training for emergency nurses with regard to mobile medical teams (Emergency Nurse, February)....

School for scandal

10 December 1997

Nursing Standard

News comment

THE DECISION to put the £3.4 million contract for providing nurse education in the old NHS Wessex region out to competitive tender demonstrates the naive and...

Bulldozing tactics of a clever minority

11 June 1997

Nursing Standard

Regulars

Steve Wright’s comments (Letters June 4) about the RCN Council being unable to take the initiative on whether to give support workers RCN membership are naive, ill...

We must remain

20 August 1997

Nursing Standard

Special focus: Healthcare assistants

THE RCN is about to face the most dangerous and potentially damaging crisis in its 71-year history. A small but vocal band of lobbyists is committed to opening up...