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First year pre-registration nursing student perceptions of community nursing roles: a thematic analysis

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), in its standards for the pre-registration nursing, identified that it is essential to equip student nurses with the skills required to work across both...

Preregistration adult nursing programmes and promotion of a population health agenda: an investigation

This review was undertaken as a preliminary stage of doctoral research to identify schools of nursing in England accredited by the NMC with a clear population health agenda (for further research into...

The impact of COVID-19 on practice learning in nurse education

During the first months of the pandemic, the priority was healthcare delivery. Registered nurses and midwives on full-time programmes, such as the district nurse specialist practice qualification (DN...

Referral criteria: perceptions and experiences of district nursing students in Northern Ireland

Participant demographics are summarised in Table 1. Data analysis yielded four emergent themes: referral criteria: insight and inconsistency, task versus patient-centred care, role transparency and...

Identity and the learning experience of non-traditional students undertaking the specialist practitioner qualification

The aim of this research is to examine to what extent an individual's identity influences the learning experience of non-traditional students undertaking the SPQDN..

Growing old and tired?

‘The retention of older district nurses within the workforce will be critical for retaining wisdom and expertise as well as for educating new and replacement registered nurses entering community...

Personal protective equipment training team: a community nursing initiative

Due to the concerns raised in care homes regarding appropriate PPE attainment, the author was authorised to lead a team to provide direct education and support to all residential and nursing care...

Community nursing placements: student learning experiences during a pandemic and beyond

One area that has continued to raise particular challenges in community nursing is maintaining the level of student learning capacity, supervision and assessment to the extent of pre-pandemic levels....

Diabetes education to provide the necessary self-management skills

Self-care in diabetes involves the development of knowledge and awareness by learning to live with the complex nature of the condition in a social context. The national service framework for diabetes,...

‘Teaching: individual’ to improve adherence in hypertension and type 2 diabetes

This study was a single-blind, randomised clinical trial with a two-arm, parallel-group design. Participants were medically diagnosed with hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus, were recruited...

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British Journal of Community Nursing provides clinical education dedicated to nursing in the home. Our goal is to help you develop your skills, improve your practice and manage cases more effectively.

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