Sophie Blakemore

A triage nurse speaks to a patient and her friend to assess their symptoms in the emergency department

Staff safety and well-being is vital in pressurised emergency departments

Overcrowding and other pressures can take their toil on ED nursing staff

A nurse consults two screens of digital information about a patient lying on a hospital bed

Digital nursing and mental health: we need you to inspire and share best practice

We welcome contributions from any potential authors on these and other topics

Older woman lies in bed in corridor of emergency department

So-called ‘corridor care’ is an uncomfortable reality in emergency departments

Overcrowding is forcing staff to look after patients in non-clinical areas


Senior nurses are just as prone to workplace strains and stresses

We need greater awareness of how staff shortages and the pandemic are affecting senior nurses

illustration shows bloodstream where sepsis is occurring

Sepsis Six update: immediate attendance by senior clinician is made top priority

Sepsis screening tool has changed – find out what this means for nurses

Illustration representing people in a discussion. Advanced clinical practitioners are being urged to join a Royal College of Emergency Medicine forum that aims to share best practice and shape the development of emergency medicine as a specialty.

Advanced clinical practitioners urged to join emergency medicine forum

An ACP forum will share best practice and ideas about improvements to training

Congress applauds fire chief over trauma support

RCN members applaud London’s fire chief for supporting staff affected by traumatic events


Senior staff need support to stay in post

Editorial by Sophie Blakemore

Shelley Dolan

My job: nursing and midwifery director

Shelley Dolan took over as director of nursing and midwifery at Kings College Hospital this month.

Hazel Powell

Enjoying the challenge

Hazel Powell on working as a nurse director

Sophie Blakemore

A new look for an evolving profession

Our website has changed to meet the needs of managers

Enjoy exploring our redesigned website

Along with the new look printed version of Emergency Nurse, the online version has change too

New career pathways developed for emergency nurses in Northern Ireland

Framework will provide continuity of training and skills.

For Ruth May the priorities are staffing, reducing falls, and supporting talent

Ruth May is one of the UK's most senior nurses, but she’s most proud of her work on...

A more inclusive nursing strategy

As this issue of Nursing Management went to press, NHS England launched a new nursing...

Juggling multiple tasks nursing in the Middle East

Emergency and resuscitation nurse consultant Nick Castle recently became assistant executive...

A good emergency nurse is able to juggle multiple tasks

Nick Castle says he 'stumbled into' emergency nursing