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Specialist care for frail older people

10 February 2012

Emergency Nurse

Feature

At Leicester Royal Infirmary, the care of frail older people occupies a disproportionate amount of emergency department (ED) staff’s time and resources. Too few ED...

Patients ‘confused’ by variety of care providers, claims report

07 December 2011

Emergency Nurse

News

Guidance for setting up seamless urgent care services has been published by the Primary Care Foundation and NHS Alliance.

Care home defends its ‘patronising’ terms of endearment

02 November 2015

Learning Disability Practice

News

A CARE home has defended its staff after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) said they could be patronising and demeaning residents by using terms of endearment such...

Enjoy exploring our redesigned journal and website

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse

Editorial

Welcome to your new-look Emergency Nurse – we hope you like what you see. The publication has been redesigned to create a fresher, more modern and reader-friendly...

Emergency Nurse turns the page to a new chapter

10 May 2018

Emergency Nurse

Editorial

Welcome to your new issue of Emergency Nurse, which is now published bimonthly in print. The magazine will still be packed with the content you told us you wanted,...

Cases of Down syndrome to rise as more women opt to delay starting a family

01 November 2009

Learning Disability Practice

News

THE NUMBER of babies born with Down syndrome is likely to rise as more women start a family later and the number opting for screening and termination remains the...

Why we must never assume

01 September 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Editorial

One of the first lessons in journalism I learned from an editor was that you should never assume anything, because it makes an ‘ass’ out of ‘u’ and ‘me’.

Care is being compromised by treatment in corridors

12 June 2012

Emergency Nurse

News

Care of patients is being compromised because they are being placed on hospital trolleys for hours at a time and are being treated in corridors, the RCN has warned.

Personalised care highlighted as best treatment for people with complex needs

01 April 2010

Learning Disability Practice

News

GOOD SERVICES for adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) are built on personalised care and good relationships with health and social care...

How to help families lead healthier and happier lives

29 June 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Analysis

IN RECENT years there has been much controversy about how healthcare staff cope with people with learning disabilities who display challenging behaviour.