District and Community Nursing
News and practice for district and community nurses
Roisin Fallon-Williams has been confirmed as chief executive at Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has produced a series of practical statements to help the NHS tackle falls, one of the major causes of disability or death in older people.
Latest research: community and district nursing
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
Nursing Times Learning has launched a new unit on hydration, which discusses how to recognise signs of dehydration and ensure patients receive adequate oral hydration
It seems the tide may be turning on the way older people are treated in the NHS, with the need to develop and improve this important area of care at last being acknowledged and acted on. There were two announcements this week that gave me hope that change is coming.
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Community hospitals are key in the further rehabilitation and care of patients discharged from acute or emergency settings.
On the 20 November it is the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel’s Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2014.