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Caring for patients in the right place at the right time

12 June 2012

Emergency Nurse


The Department of Health (2001) has recommended that emergency departments (EDs) in England introduce patient-streaming systems to manage patient flow and reduce...

Preventing ‘exit block’ in emergency departments

05 November 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Overcrowding due to poor patient flow increases risk for more than 500,000 patients a year (College of Emergency Medicine (CEM) 2014) and is linked to increased...

How collaboration is improving acute hospital admission for people with dementia

31 October 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

In November 2015 it became apparent that a person with dementia’s journey through the acute hospital was not always as streamlined as it should have been. There was...