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Evaluation of a nurse-led minor injuries unit

15 October 1997

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the first of two, reports the evaluation of a minor injuries clinic. The authors describe the background to the service and the methodology and results...

Emergency department leaders and levels of engagement among their nursing staff

22 January 2019

Emergency Nurse

research

Aim Researchers have begun to examine work engagement in nursing, but there is little research specific to work engagement in emergency department (ED) nurses. The...

Why patients visit emergency units rather than use primary care services

08 April 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Health boards in Scotland are challenged with reducing emergency department (ED) attendances against a backdrop of year-on-year increases. It is often assumed that...

Identifying signs of intimate partner violence

08 February 2016

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Intimate partner violence is a major public health and social problem that affects people everywhere. Nurses can play an important role in identifying victims who...

Telephone assessment and advice: a training programme

13 August 1997

Nursing Standard

Clinical

Although lack of documentation means that few departments are able to quantify their telephone workload, it is thought that in A&E departments, approximately 3 to 5...

Emergency departments: better safe than sorry?

10 July 2015

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Emergency departments (EDs) in the UK are under increasing pressure, partly because people use them inappropriately for non-urgent conditions. As part of NHS Wales...

Improving the hospital environment for people with dementia

29 October 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

This article is the third in a series presenting examples of the positive work achieved by trusts who participated in the Royal College of Nursing’s development...