District and Community Nursing
News and practice for district and community nurses
Three clinical commissioning groups are to invest in expanding dementia services in Norfolk after a successful scheme using specialist nurses to prevent unnecessary admissions and support carers.
A campaign for better mental health provision and early intervention in the community has been launched by the Royal College of Nursing in partnership with the family of a man who took his own life after receiving inconsistent care.
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
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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.