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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

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

Emergency care drills are vital in preparing nursing students for practice

Simulations help make transition from student to qualified practitioner smoother

Playing a simulation game sharpens emergency department skills

The Floor simulation game helps nurses to develop clinical leadership skills

Janet Youd: My next move

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

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

Emergency nurses can learn from trust’s implementation of point of care testing

Empowering healthcare staff to use POCT is beneficial to staff and patients

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

The highs and lows of being a patient with an eating disorder in emergency care

Service user James Downs on how compassionate nurses made him feel worthy of being cared for 

The importance of keeping our nursing knowledge up to date

It is vital to read widely and keep abreast of what is current in our learning

Join the Emergency Care Association at RCN Congress and make your voice heard

Congress on 19-23 May can be a great platform to generate and share ideas

New emergency department target cannot erode patient care and safety

Emergency nurse input is vital if new one-hour treatment target is to succeed

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