District and Community Nursing
News and practice for district and community nurses
Too few nurses are currently moving from the acute sector into community settings to support the future shift towards more out-of-hospital care, workforce planning chiefs have warned.
Dementia patients residing in long-term care homes are less likely to suffer from depressive symptoms than those living in the community, according to study findings.
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
When I visited my mother in hospital on Christmas Day I felt very grateful to the staff, who were working as hard as always. My mother’s needs were as acute on that day as on any other.
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I have been asking myself whether effective district nursing is practical in the current financial climate and whether patients feel adequately supported in the community rather than in hospital.
On the 20 November it is the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel’s Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2014.