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‘And your name is?’: why children’s nurses should ask accompanying adults this question

Calling someone accompanying an unwell child ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ can be disrespectful or wrong

Glove use: the COVID-19-driven habit we need to break

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance, so it’s time we were clear on the basics

Event medicine: could you provide medical care in constantly changing environments?

An emergency care practitioner explains the appeal of providing care at big events

Nurse wearing a face mask – COVID-19 face coverings pose communication challenges for healthcare staff and people who are deaf or have dementia

Face masks: how nurses can overcome the communication barrier and reassure patients

Compulsory face coverings pose particular challenges when patients are deaf or have dementia

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Epilepsy and sudden unexpected death: what nurses need to know

How can you reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in epileptic people?

critical care staff in ICU at Royal Papworth Hospital working in PPE

NHS services are running on sheer goodwill and teamwork

COVID-19 has laid bare the depth of the nurse workforce crisis, with staff at tipping point

Emergency care: COVID's second wave, winter pressures and outdated targets

Emergency departments are facing their greatest challenges of the pandemic

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

Frail older man lying on bed. Older people with frailty tend to present late and often in crisis at the emergency department

How to spot frailty in older people and what emergency nurses can do to improve care

Older people living with frailty tend to present late and often in crisis at the ED

Calling 111 before accessing emergency care is a barrier to treating mental health

Trials aimed at reducing transmission of COVID-19 could have a negative effect on some

From career worries to well-being goals: how I survived COVID-19 shielding

A nurse explains how physical activity and colleague support helped her cope with isolation

Coping with the death of a colleague: advice and support for nurses

How to deal with bereavement at work and where to go for support

Less safe in lockdown: how nurses can help people facing an escalation of domestic...

Advice on spotting when someone is trapped in an abusive household, and what to do about it

Corridor nursing is sadly not a new phenomenon

Even under extreme pressure, ‘trolley waits’ should be resisted

Sepsis, infection and children: what is the message?

In the absence of a national paediatric early warning score, when you should screen in...

COVID-19: essential training is still possible

How to use distance learning to keep skills developing and morale boosted

Why it is vital to raise the profile of emergency nurse practitioners

ENPs need a clear voice and a forum to develop their profile says Chrissy White
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COVID-19: how we have prepared for the surge that’s yet to come

An emergency nurse in Belfast says vital work has seen staff pull together like never before

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