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Analysis of triage worldwide

09 July 2009

Emergency Nurse


Several triage methods have been developed and adopted around the world but none has been devised for specific patient populations such as older people or those with...

A military home with a heart

01 June 2010

Nursing Older People


A classically inspired and iconic building by the Thames in south west London, the Royal Hospital Chelsea is home to the equally iconic Chelsea pensioners – retired...

Challenges of treating military wounds

11 July 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Military personnel are surviving with more severe injuries than have previously been seen. Their wounds are often heavily contaminated and have high levels of...

Haemorrhage control: lessons from the military

01 November 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Traumatic injuries with haemorrhage are among the leading causes of death in military and civilian settings. Following recent combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, the UK...

Advances in military resuscitation

06 October 2016

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Trauma is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, in civilian environments and on the battlefield. Trauma-induced haemorrhage is the principal cause of...

Power over therapy? Mental health nursing in the Royal Navy

01 June 2006

Mental Health Practice


Recent National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance referred to the ‘therapeutic alliance’ and its relevance in therapy, especially in the treatment of...

Forgotten victims

23 April 2008

Nursing Standard


A resolution at next week’s RCN congress calls for a campaign to improve the mental health care of ex-services personnel.

Military preceptees’ journey in the emergency department

08 December 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

This article is an account of the experiences of two newly qualified military graduates who became preceptees in an emergency department (ED). It considers the...

With military precision

03 August 2005

Nursing Standard

General article

Members of the volunteer reserve forces are currently providing nursing and medical assistance in Iraq. Employers are being urged to support their staff and...

Role of the military community mental health nurse

21 August 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To understand the role and effect of a community mental health nurse (CMHN) deployed to work with military personnel during sea-based operations. Method...