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ED services at East Lancashire NHS Trust are improving

Meet one of the fastest improving emergency department services in the UK

With EDs under increasing pressure, one department has been singled out for its progress

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Boost your specialty and profile by entering the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Nominate yourself or a colleague for these prestigious nursing awards

Picture of members of a nurse-led digital health service who use a video link to triage older people in care and nursing homes, avoiding unnecessary admissions to the emergency department.

Nurses use video link to keep older people out of hospital

Link enables nurses to triage people in care and nursing homes, reducing hospital admissions

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Sepsis

Sepsis: what you need to know

Around 44,000 people a year die from the 'silent killer'. What can nurses do?

Image shows emergency nurse training students to treat young people affected by knife wounds

Nurse leads project to help young people at risk of knife crime

ED sister is behind a project to teach life-saving skills to young people at risk of violence

Preparing staff for the sudden death of a child in the emergency department

A study day and guidance have given staff the skills to cope with sudden child death

ED nursing team makes end of life care a priority

How one trust created a pathway to enable people to die at home

Tara Matare

The leadership strategy that changed the way others – and my team – saw our department

RCN Nurse of the Year 2019 led the transformation from ‘just outpatients’ to outstanding

Connette Pahed

Rapid triage: award-winning action plan slashes four-hour target breaches

How an emergency nurse practitioner team transformed an under-pressure eye casualty service

Escalation of youth violence piles pressure on care providers

Violence epidemic is placing new demands on healthcare staff beyond the clinical

Hospital opens door to fresh start for patients with personality disorder

A hospital’s ‘open door’ helps people with emotionally unstable personality disorder to cope

Skills swap

Buddying scheme is improving care for people in mental health crisis

A collaborative project is creating a safe place for people in crisis

Nurse-led team transforms care of vulnerable adults in the emergency department

A Vulnerable Adult Support Team’s service has been recognised as ‘outstanding’ by the CQC

RCNi Nurse Awards 2019: ‘I learnt a lot about how awesome emergency nurses are’

We hope our roll-call of amazing nurses will inspire you to enter, or nominate a colleague  

Code Red film supports trauma teams to deal with sickest patients

A code red situation can be daunting, but a new film for emergency workers helps to prepare...

Advanced practice: which path should nurses take?

How the advanced clinical practitioner role could affect the future of nursing

Stopping sensory overload in emergency departments for people on the autism spectrum

A deputy sister in Northern Ireland has set up a hospital quiet room to help patients cope

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