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  • C C Tye
  • 1996
Qualified nurses working in the Accident and Emergency (A & E) department are in a unique position to assist family members following the crisis event of sudden bereavement. However, there is evidence that many nurses lack specific educational preparation for this demanding role. This paper describes the development of a short course designed to meet the(More)
The role of the emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) has increasingly become part of mainstream healthcare delivery in major accident and emergency departments in the United Kingdom. Although some research data are available in this field, there has been little attempt to evaluate the impact of the implementation of the ENP role from the perspective of those(More)
OBJECTIVE To establish the current and predicted distribution of formal emergency nurse practitioner services in major accident and emergency departments in the United Kingdom; to determine organisational variations in service provision, with specific reference to funding, role configuration, training, and scope of clinical activity. METHODS Postal survey(More)
  • C C Tye
  • 1997
The emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) is a rapidly developing role within emergency health care provision in the United Kingdom (UK). This paper explores some of the available literature concerning the development of the role in the context of major accident and emergency departments. The professional and legal implications of this shift in role boundaries(More)
BACKGROUND Nursing education was fully absorbed into universities in the United Kingdom in the late 1990s and thus is a relatively young academic discipline. In contrast to a lively literature on clinical nursing leadership, little attention has been given to the leadership of academic nursing as these roles encompass contract management, research and(More)
A commercially available hydride generator, with a novel membrane gas-liquid separator, has been coupled to a new ICPMS instrument which itself features many unique design considerations. Little or no optimization of the mass spectrometer or ionization source was required to obtain excellent analytical data; and a variety of matrices have been analysed.The(More)
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