A community trust in West London has been praised for making improvements but told to review the “unmanageable” caseloads of its nurses who have complained of feeling stressed and overworked.
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has indicated he wants to see an increase in the adoption of community nursing models similar to one pioneered in the Netherlands.
Community health services for children at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have been downgraded from “good” to “inadequate” by inspectors who raised concerns about staffing levels and heavy caseloads.
Homeless people sleeping rough in South London are benefitting from on the spot checks and same-day registration with a GP thanks to a project set up by specialist nurses.
The care minister for England, Caroline Dinenage, has promised to fight to get the voice of community nurses heard in government.
New voluntary standards have been published for the education and practice of community children’s nurses.
Community nurses should never underestimate the shame that men feel about discussing their weight and wellbeing, a new report argues.
The chief executive of the community nurse organisation the Queen’s Nursing Institute is to receive an honorary doctorate for her work on promoting the sector from Buckinghamshire New University.
The number of adults aged 85 years and older needing round-the-clock care will almost double to 446,000 in England over the next 20 years, according to predictions.
A therapy that helps people with dementia achieve everyday goals is being rolled out to health and care providers, after a successful trial.