District and Community Nursing
News and practice for district and community nurses
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.
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”.
Latest research: community and district nursing
Research highlights how community nurses can overcome some of the barriers that deter them from using telehealth to remotely monitor patients at home.
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
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.
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We talk to Amy Pepper, Admiral Nurse clinical lead, London Borough of Sutton, who has been a nurse for six years.
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