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The role of the community nurse in population health management

Two community nurse fellows under the Chief Nursing Officer, England, have been tasked with expanding the role of community nurses in population health management, focusing on two outcomes:.

Measuring the economic value of community nursing

The most recent national cost collection data showed that, in 2019/20, community nurses across England (district nurses, specialist nurses and school nurses), working in NHS organisations, had 42.4...

Reflecting on caring and death anxiety during the pandemic

It is important to make the point that death is the extinction of life. Therefore, we can say that, inevitably, death is a primordial and primary source of anxiety experienced when we care, as most...

Six habits to introduce for eczema management: a guide for community nurses

The outer layer of the skin, the stratum corneum, is composed of dead skin cells (anucleated corneocytes) surrounded by a lipid matrix (Lin et al, 2017). Hot water can interfere with these lipids and...

The importance of community nurses in supporting Parkinson's patients on complex therapies

Although specialist healthcare practitioners are required to conduct assessments for these therapies, early recognition that a patient with Parkinson's might benefit from a non-oral therapy is an...

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...

The changing context of advanced practice nursing within the UK community care setting

The NHS Long Term Plan (NHS England, 2019) highlights how advanced clinical practice is central to helping transform service delivery and better meet local health needs by providing enhanced capacity,...

Dressings and dignity in community nursing

Community nursing is not appreciated outside the professional group (Drew, 2011); therefore, this study adopted an ethnographic methodology, because it offered potential for community nursing culture...

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