Getting to the root of the problem - human error or system failure?

Clinicans need to identify systems threatening patient safety

Why simulation training matters

Simulation training helps clinicians to maintain their skills and to provide life-saving

Patient and staff opinions are vital in any debate on services

In the current climate of emergency care, excluding those at the heart of the NHS is...

Bigger picture: the end of Obamacare?

Repeal of president Obama’s flagship act could make healthcare unaffordable for millions of...

Boards eye view

Considering the potential dangers of cutting the budget for continuing professional

A diagnostic dilemma

When a child has an increased thirst or produces large quantities of dilute urine there are

Can bystanders cope with cardiac arrest?

European Resuscitation Council campaign promotes awareness of CPR

Let’s celebrate success

The Bigger Picture by Mandy Rumley-Buss

What part can I play in raising moral?

The importance of investing time and energy into your staff.

Boards eye view

What's in store for healthcare in the US when the next president is elected?

We all have parts to play in nursing victims of violence

Why nurse executives should meet patients’ forensic needs

E-rostering can boost staff contentment and bring flexibility

Happy staff are productive staff, and improving shift patterns is one way to achieve that...

Nursing values stand against those of Brexit

The NHS is inclusive and treats all patients according to need. The EU referendum result is

Nurses can help reduce child trampoline injuries

Parents and young people need safety advice to help curb the number of emergency...

‘Surviving the knocks in ED made me a better nurse’

The challenges of emergency nursing mean it is important for staff to remember to take care

United across the pond

Our health care systems might be different, but a Stateside emergency nurse says that our...

Board’s eye view - Paramedic challenge

As healthcare professionals know, there is a serious national shortage of paramedics. This...

Signpost for change

Rob Atenstaedt and Hugo Cosh ask if there are lessons to be learned from their ambulance...