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Type 2 diabetes: an update for community nurses

Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterised by elevated levels of blood glucose (or blood sugar), which over time, can lead to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and...

Patient decisions in a domiciliary setting

There are numerous reasons why a patient may want, or require, a practitioner's help in making a decision while receiving treatment and care at home. The most obvious need is for information and...

Equality, diversity and inclusive leadership in palliative care

‘For a report like this to have the impact intended, it needs to speak to the community it affects.’ .

Dietitians: roles in the community and contribution to patient care

It can be easy to overlook the ‘pandemic’ of malnutrition in the UK. With the abundance of shops, restaurants and fast-food outlets in the country, and with the media focusing often on obesity-the...

The use of digital devices by district nurses in their assessment of service users

The role of a DN is described as highly complex and needing expert knowledge and skills that have been acquired from the completion of the specialist practitioner DN programme (QNI, 2015)....

The role of the district nurse in managing blocked urinary catheters

When dealing with catheter-related complications, it should first be ascertained if the catheter is indeed required (Thompson and Browne, 2019). Nazarko (2019) argues that 30-50% of people with...

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...

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