Reinstating district nursing: A UK perspective

Authors: Morris, H.

Source: Nurse Education in Practice
Volume 26, September 2017, Pages 59-63

Highlights

  • District nursing is a specialism that is required to meet the complexities of community healthcare.
  • District nurse numbers are dwindling coupled with an ageing workforce.
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    District nursing is undervalued and resourced.

     

    Renewed investment in specialist practice is required to meet contemporary healthcare needs.

    District nursing is a national asset.

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