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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.

The never-ending winter pressures

Each year, additional information about preparing for winter pressures is issued for...

Opportunities ahead but are you ready?

Emergency care faces the busiest time of the year with winter just two months away, so...

Board’s eye view: Too few politicians understand what we do

Emergency nurses respond to crises every day, yet as the 1% pay cap suggests, their role is...

A need for new thinking on emergency services

Paresh Wankhade argues that transformational reforms are needed to improve emergency...

Board's eye view: investing in the future of young people...

Reflecting on the events which have affected millions of people, James Bethel writes how it...

Address the basic needs of those who care for others

Janet Youd on why now is the time to invest in the needs of those caring for others in the...

Introducing a new team player

Establishing new healthcare roles such as the physician associate in emergency departments...

Bigger picture: Congress debate can get lost in translation

The interests and views of patients should be central to debate about mental health issues.

Board’s eye view: Change to healthcare shows history repeating itself

People who misuse drugs and alcohol may not be treated under the new US healthcare system.

Board’s eye view: Should NHS staff be offered formal commendations?

The minister who tried to save police officer Keith Palmer on 22 March acted bravely, but we...

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Why it is so important to make your vote count for the NHS and health and social care in

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