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Unplanned hospital admission: supporting children, young people and their families

07 December 2010

Paediatric Nursing


This article discusses issues relating to unplanned hospital admission which can be particularly distressing for children, families and carers. Good initial...

Brighter prospects

25 January 2011

Nursing Standard


One London hospital provides a nursing service dedicated to people who are homeless.

Effect of a children’s at-home nursing team on reducing emergency admissions

05 December 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

This article explores the effect of a children’s at-home nursing team, Hospital at Home (H@H), which aimed to reduce demand on acute hospital beds, support families...

Meet you at the door

06 June 2006

Nursing Standard


Reducing emergency admissions is a major aim for most NHS trusts. In Birmingham this has been achieved by setting up a nurse-led emergency assessment area.