Tricia Scott

Toxic behaviour

Toxic behaviour in the ED: why we must look after our workforce

If is vital to seek support if you witness bullying or are bullied yourself

Safe staffing in England and Northern Ireland should be enshrined in law

Call to nurses to get behind campaign for legislation

New emergency department target cannot erode patient care and safety

Emergency nurse input is vital if new one-hour treatment target is to succeed


We need to look after our workforce

Our Blue Light seeks to improve the well-being of emergency service professionals

Global health

The time for global universal emergency care development has come

Improving emergency care systems around the world is vital to ensure efforts to reduce injury and disease succeed


Can emergency care survive another 50 years?

Too many patients must wait excessive periods for care in emergency departments.


Staff under stress need our support

We need to do more to retain emergency nurses under increasing levels of workplace stress.


Every child with an autism spectrum condition has specific needs

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects perceptions of the world and interactions with other people.


Use of automated external defibrillators saves lives

Ambulance services in England attempt the resuscitation of almost 30,000 people who have experienced out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year.

The duty to care has never been more relevant

Following our professional standards of practice can often be difficult in tough situations, but nurses should always maintain their duty of care.

Finding a solution to the workforce crisis

Consultant editor of Emergency Nurse Tricia Scott discusses the options for emergency care staff

Move it

Why weight should be the fifth vital sign we check

Role of emergency nurses in encouraging patients to take exercise.

Patient and staff opinions are vital in any debate on services

In the current climate of emergency care, excluding those at the heart of the NHS is...

Standards of evidence for emergency nurses

Emergency nurses have important roles and responsibilities when dealing with potential...

Treating trauma patients

Tricia Scott looks at new standards of treatment

Sudden death in emergency care: responding to bereaved relatives

Many emergency nurses find it difficult to support relatives whose loved ones are being...

Assessing carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a toxic gas usually formed during the incomplete combustion of...