Nick Evans

Emergency Nurse

'Compelling case for action' on care of older people in emergency departments

Caring for older people in emergency departments is one of the biggest challenges facing hospitals, not only because of the number of patients involved, but also because of the wide range of long-term conditions they have

Nursing Management

Productivity still ‘not good enough’ says Carter review

The starting gun has been fired. After 18 months of work, Lord Carter’s roadmap for hospitals to achieve £5 billion a year of spending cuts has been published

Primary Health Care

Are we nearing a turning point in children’s asthma services?

Asthma has become so common in the UK that there are, on average, at least two children with the condition in every classroom. Moreover, the familiarity of the condition may have bred complacency. The Royal College of Physicians ( 2014 ) National Review of Asthma Deaths warned that not enough was being done to reduce unnecessary admissions and deaths. The findings of the report were shocking, but perhaps unsurprising