Mental health and staff well-being in the emergency department
This collection of articles focuses on the mental health of emergency nurses. It includes peer-reviewed content, feature and opinion articles on how best to ensure the well-being of people working in the high-stress environment of the emergency department or at the scene of major incidents. The collection also covers mechanisms for coping as well as tips for building up psychological and professional resilience.
If is vital to seek support if you witness bullying or are bullied yourself
Guidance on management covers de-escalation, restraint and tranquilisation
Record overcrowding means patients arriving by ambulance are too often kept in corridors
Companion dog-in-training Mason offers a welcome break from challenges of COVID-19, say staff
The patients had been warned they may be refused treatment after aggression towards staff
How nurses can safeguard against secondary traumatic stress
RCN members applaud London’s fire chief for supporting staff affected by traumatic events
We must support each other in coping with the accumulation of stressful events
Reflections on a psychological journey with reference to the conservation of resources theory
Our Blue Light seeks to improve the well-being of emergency service professionals
Emergency department staff may experience high rates of anxiety, depression and burnout
Hospitals expect a major incident plan to be implemented every three years, but following...