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District and Community Nursing

News and practice for district and community nurses

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Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

Nurse-led specialist wound care unit opens in Kent

31-Jul-2015

A specialist centre has opened in north east Kent where nurses are using telemedicine to help support patients with the most complex and serious wounds in a community setting.

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Kent mental health trust ordered to improve by CQC

30-Jul-2015

A mental health trust in Kent has been issued with two warning notices after inspectors found care on a ward for elderly dementia patients was “inadequate and unsafe”.

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Real-time data on a patient's health status can be accessed by the patient and nurses

Caring from a distance: the role of telehealth Subscription Required

Research highlights how community nurses can overcome some of the barriers that deter them from using telehealth to remotely monitor patients at home.

Nursing at the centre of community services

Nursing at the centre of community services Subscription Required

Community and primary care nurses are ideally placed to support patients and carers in making lifestyle and behaviour changes to improve their health and wellbeing

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Hospital discharge is still putting patients at risk

3-Aug-2015

There is more to planning a hospital discharge than ordering medications and booking the transport. All the care and treatment that patients receive while in hospital can be compromised if their discharge home leaves them vulnerable.

High protein diet not as bad for you as smoking

High protein diet not as bad for you as smoking

“People who eat diets rich in animal protein carry similar cancer risk to those who smoke 20 cigarettes each day,” reports The Daily Telegraph.

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