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Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing

Book review: Clinical Judgement and Decision Making in Nursing 

A readable and interactive book, and would be a valued addition for reference on any nurse’s...

The Ear book

Book review: The Ear Book

A useful book for reference, but without depth of knowledge

Revalidation A Journey for Nurses and Midwives

Book review: Revalidation

This book is recommend it to registrants who want a comprehensive understanding of...

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children

Book review: Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children

This book covers all the important topics encountered in minor trauma in children, from head...

Oxford Manual of Major Incident Management

Book review: Oxford Manual of Major Incident Management

This book is recommended especially for anyone interested in developing their knowledge of...

Thoughtful Healthcare

Book review: Thoughtful Health Care

Adult nursing senior lecturer Karen Sanders reviews Thoughtful Health Care: Ethical...

Editorial

Ambulance

Can emergency care survive another 50 years?

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

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

Sepsis

We need better training to win the fight against sepsis

Patients and professionals must recognise the signs and symptoms of sepsis much more quickly.

UTC

Why we need to share local urgent treatment centre protocols

Emergency care staff have an opportunity to create more integrated services.

Stress

Staff under stress need our support

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

Autism_nurse

Every child with an autism spectrum condition has specific needs

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects perceptions of the world and...

Your views

Hospital waiting room

Readers’ panel: Should the four-hour A&E target be scrapped?

Amid unprecedented winter pressures, health secretary Jeremy Hunt recently suggested that...

Comment

Emergency care

Bigger Picture: ‘One size does not always fit all’

Mandy Rumley-Buss on why emergency departments shouldn't push all their advanced nurse...

What can you do to help improve staff well-being?

In a bid to combat fatique and build on resilience and well-being, one emergency department...

Putting forward the case for duty of care

Being the subject of a clinical negligence claim can be highly distressing but consultant...

Students in emergency department

Board's eye view: building resilience for the next generation...

Nursing graduates should be prepared for the stark realities of working in an overstretched...

Is there a need to define myself as a nurse?

Even though Mark Case has taken on a new advanced role, he still regards himself as a nurse...

Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

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