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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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Bigger picture: Working together to cope with winter pressure

The new emergency nurse competencies are vital to ensure that emergency departments are...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

Boards eye view: reflecting on 70 years of the NHS

This year, the NHS will be 70 years old. As we reach this milestone, Mike Parker reflects on...

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Opportunity for black and minority ethnic nurses to showcase their achievements

Community matron Dena Ross, joint winner of the Nursing Older People category at the RCNi...

Inspection

Bigger picture: when inspectors call

As many trusts prepare for another round of quality inspection, Janet Youd wants to know if...

Pros and cons of starting out in the emergency department

Staff nurse Jessica Ross reflects on her emergency care role, one year post-qualifying.

The good, the bad and the ugly of 2017

Nurses need to be applauded for their efforts throughout the year, writes Amanda Burston.

Adapting EDs to make them more dementia friendly

As more people with dementia are treated in EDs, how can departments ensure that needs are...

Success continues to grow for Restart a Heart Day

Resuscitation officer Hannah Bryant has participated in four successful years teaching vital...

Accepting responsibilities during handovers

Getting the balance right during emergency department handovers can often be challenging,...

Our priority is to engage and represent RCN members

Newly appointed joint national RCN professional lead for acute, emergency and critical care...

Bigger picture: Look after yourself as well as your patients

Three top tips to help newly qualified nurses thrive in emergency care settings.

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