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Corridor nursing

Corridor nursing is sadly not a new phenomenon

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

Picture shows a teenage boy lying in a hospital bed with his eyes closed.

Sepsis, infection and children: what is the message?

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

 Picture shows a nurse with a patient in a hospital emergency department. ENPs need a clear voice and a forum that will enable them to create a professional profile, says Chrissy White.

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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Emergency department worker wearing PPE

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

 Image shows silhouette of a male meditating in lotus position against abstract background.  Wellness events such as games or creative activities ease strains and help prevent burnout.

How the fun theory can improve staff well-being

Wellness events such as games and creative activities can ease strains and prevent burnout

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COVID-19 emergency teams

COVID-19: amid fear and anxiety, we must look after each other

An emergency nurse’s experience of coping with the constantly evolving coronavirus crisis

Vector image of outlines of human heads facing each other. Picture David Smith describes his approach to some of the tasks he faces as new chair of the Emergency Care Association.

RCN Emergency Care Association chair: I will build on past achievements

David Smith on his approach to the tasks he faces as chair of the Emergency Care Association

image of nursing students in a emergency care simulation scenario

Emergency care drills are vital in preparing nursing students for practice

Simulations help make transition from student to qualified practitioner smoother

Picture of healthcare professionals taking part in The Floor game, which simulates the challenges of an emergency department and is helping nurses to develop clinical leadership skills.

Playing a simulation game sharpens emergency department skills

The Floor simulation game helps nurses to develop clinical leadership skills

Picture shows Janet Youd speaking at RCN Congress. Here she reflects on the end of her tenure as chair of the RCN Emergency Care Association.`

Janet Youd: My next move

Outgoing chair of RCN's Emergency Care Association on her achievements and passions

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SAlly Kitchin and colleagues collecting the 2019 RCNi Commitment to Carers Award

Improving the health and well-being of unpaid carers – initiatives with impact

How Commitment to Carers award nominees have shared their work and inspired others

Image shows ambulance outside hospital emergency department in winter in the snow

ED pressures force nurses to compromise clinical decision-making

Emergency nurses and patients are, yet again, facing a perfect storm

General election 2019: NHS needs commitment from the new government

A  review of the structure of healthcare education and provision should be a priority

NMC’s new standards strengthen links between theory and practice

New standards on skills and knowledge required by the next generation of nurses are welcome

Why England’s 2020 opt-out organ donation law is so important for emergency services

Early engagement with specialist organ donation colleagues is vital

Record-keeping guidance: 6 tips to make documenting your work easier

A staff nurse shares her tips for effective record-keeping

2020’s year of the nurse and midwife offers golden opportunity to profession

The year of the nurse and midwife gives the profession a chance to spotlight its achievements

What nurses should do when assessing sepsis risk in people with learning disabilities

Emergency nurses need to recognise the triggers for sepsis in deteriorating patients

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