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When stress gets too much: how to take control of what threatens to overwhelm you

Find out where your tipping point is and learn to step away, even if only in your head

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team of nurses sitting talking, showing importance of debriefing

Fear and anxiety can infect teams, but you can harness this crisis to come out stronger

COVID-19 is putting nurses under extreme pressure, so here’s how to help colleagues cope

Jimmi Ronaldson

Is this your next challenge in emergency care?

A retrieval service role combines the fundamentals of nursing and the pressure of trauma care

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Practice related feedback: How reducing anxiety for a patient and their family was...

Amanda (Mandie) Burston, assistant resuscitation officer at Royal Stoke University Hospital, found a patient’s feedback highlighted the importance of supporting communication with family and friends

Custody nurse

Delivering person-centred care in police custody

From seeing a detainee who has collapsed in a cell to assessing someone’s fitness to be interviewed for murder, it's all in a day's work for police custody nurse Matt Peel.

Look after yourself

Caring for yourself when you are the patient

Being a nurse doesn’t give immunity from long-term illness: points to consider after being diagnosed

My job

Andy Thurgood arriving at a road traffic accident

I make clinical decisions at emergency incidents – and as a nurse I bring so much more

Pre-hospital emergency medicine consultant nurse Andy Thurgood on his challenging role

Lauren Johnston

How I make the emergency department less daunting for people with learning disabilities

Lauren Johnston describes her work in a pioneering nursing role

Picture of emergency nurse Martina Browne, who explains why she still loves the role after 35 years.

35 years as an emergency nurse practitioner

Emergency nurse Martina Browne explains why she still loves the role after 35 years

Craig Hayden award-winning advanced nurse practitioner with chief nursing officer Ruth May

Award-winning advanced practitioner on working for an ambulance service

Innovations by North West Ambulance Service's Craig Hayden led to a silver CNO award

Picture of Emily Jones, a paediatric emergency unit sister at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. She loves the variety of her job and says all experiences at work, good and bad, will make you a better emergency nurse.

Paediatric emergency unit sister

Emily Jones says all experiences at work, good and bad, will make you a better nurse

April McKay

Emergency nurse appointed to medical college committee

April McKay on why emergency nursing inspires her so much

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