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Developing a nurse led GP referral service

01 December 2003

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Nurses based in an emergency assessment area at Birmingham Heartlands and Soli-hull NHS Trust have developed a nurse led service for GPs by redirecting their...

A practitioner’s guide to service development

27 November 2010

Nursing Management

Feature

Service development and service improvement are complex concepts, but this should not prevent practitioners engaging in, or initiating, them. There is no set...

Leadership in Health and Social Care

01 April 2013

Nursing Management

Book review

FROM THE moment I opened this book, I was impressed by the number of its activities that embrace as one entity the concept of teaching and learning about leadership.

Estimating patient discharge dates

01 June 2008

Nursing Management

Leadership

AN EXRLORATATION of clinical, operational and patients’ perspectives of estimation of discharge dates was undertaken at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust as part...

Beyond the emergency

25 July 2006

Nursing Standard

Careers & Jobs

When I was appointed consultant nurse in acute medicine in 2001 my role broke new ground because the post is funded jointly by the primary care and acute trusts. It...

Packed and ready to go

18 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Feature

Timely discharge from hospital is a fundamental part of care that requires staff to be well trained, clear about their roles and open to innovative ideas.

A framework to promote the holistic assessment of older people in emergency care

01 February 2005

Nursing Older People

Care

Junior doctors working in accident and emergency (A&E) departments and other emergency settings soon learn the art of clerking patients speedily. They act as...

Delivering a new intravenous therapy service

01 June 2006

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Following recent reforms in emergency care, there has been a rapid expansion of both patient services and new roles for practitioners (Department of Health 2001,...

Reforming emergency care: what GPS really want

01 February 2004

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

The Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Teaching Trust implemented a nurse led GP referral service at the Birmingham Heartlands Hospital emergency assessment area...

Why patients self-discharge

01 May 2008

Nursing Management

Leadership

AS NURSE MANAGERS are aware, improvements to patient discharge procedures are being introduced and co-ordinated across the health and social care system (Department...