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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

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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

Taurai Matare RCN Nurse of the Year 2019

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

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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

‘I learnt a lot about how awesome emergency nurses are – we just don’t say it often enough’

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...

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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

Sepsis: how one ED has achieved a 70% rise in patients receiving life-saving treatment...

Cambridge hospital trust uses digital technology to provide faster access to sepsis care in...

RCN chair: Adamant nurses must use their voice

RCN chair Maria Trewern is full of hope for the profession – and wants to give members more...

Hand hygiene needn’t mean sore skin

A new guide from the RCN shows how to combine hand hygiene with skin care

Emergency care model cuts death rates from chronic lung disease

Admitting patients with chronic lung disease directly into respiratory specialist care from...

Critical care outreach: Supporting ward nurses and saving lives

At London’s University College Hospital a highly successful nurse-led team brings expert...

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