Analysis

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Emergency nurse have vital role in accident prevention strategy

A national strategy to reduce the toll of accidents in England lists 25 recommendations

Stroke

Northern Ireland looks to consolidate stroke care into hyper acute units

Proposed stroke care models to offer 24/7 expert care and career development for nurses

Liam Barnes and Jenifer Hawkins

In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

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NHS must persuade nurses to return to practice – and get better at keeping staff too

Strategies to lure lapsed registrants back need to be matched by changes in the workplace

Unhappy youth

New duty to stem gang violence would require nurses to 'use their instincts'

A multi-agency public health duty covering EDs would extend safeguarding approach

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Congress Audience

RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

nurse looks stressed and tired

Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

ED target times

Will momentous changes to the four-hour target in EDs affect patient safety?

NHS England to pilot new measures for six months from April

Why emergency nurses have a vital role in care of the homeless

As the number of homeless people in EDs soars, simply showing kindness could make all the...

The team

Mental health triage team ensures people in crisis receive appropriate care

A multidisciplinary team is aiming to improve how emergency services respond to people who...

Emergency care long term plan

Non-hospital care seen as key to easing demands on emergency services

NHS Long Term Plan promises integrated community care, but lingering doubts remain

Patient waiting on trolley

Why the four-hour wait target in EDs should stay in place

Despite failing to meet waiting time targets, patient safety remains a priority

Review of 2018: The pay deal creates fallout and nurse leaders bow out

We look back on the year’s events, from a controversial pay rise to a vote of no confidence

Wider health service 'must take ownership' of emergency department problems...

Access to GP services and social care is worsening, CQC report finds

Is the ED the right place for someone experiencing a mental health crisis?

Government pledges major funding in mental health provision in emergency care

The ambulance service bringing care closer to home

Following Lord Carter’s review, NWAS NHS Trust is trying to reduce avoidable admissions

Will a change to the law on violence against emergency workers stop assaults?

Emergency nurses need training to deal with aggressive patients, experts say

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

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