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District nursing in the digital age, transforming district and community nursing

District nursing in the digital age, transforming district and community nursing

Almost 200 district and community nurses attended the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s (QNI) conference ‘district nursing in the digital age’ in London on 16 February.

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Research claims women can be incentivised not to smoke during pregnancy

Research claims women can be incentivised not to smoke during pregnancy

A new study from researchers at universities in Glasgow and Stirling and published in the British Medical Journal claims that providing incentives such as shopping vouchers to pregnant women can encourage them not to smoke.

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Journals and supplements

Journal of Community Nursing (JCN)

Journal of Community Nursing (JCN)

Since 1978 the Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) has been providing education, information and training to community nurses within the UK, and globally, in areas such as continence care, wound care, skin care, chronic conditions, to name but a few.

Wound Care Today

Wound Care Today

Although dressings and innovative products are vital, what patients really need is a workforce of well-educated clinicians who understand how to put a patient on the path to a healed wound.

Wound Care Today is packed full of practice-based articles written by expert clinicians, as well as seeking out opinion pieces from people working on the ground today.

Supplements and other resources

Supplements and other resources

To help you in your day-to-day practice, JCN regularly produces supplements to provide education in key areas of clinical practice.

This currently includes 'Wound care in the community' and 'Challenging your practice: venous leg ulcers', as well as 'Evaluation of a dynamic mattress replacement system within a community setting'.

Recent journal articles

Testing for urinary tract infection in non-catheterised patients

Testing for urinary tract infection in non-catheterised patients

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the commonest infections seen in primary and secondary care and consequently are often treated with antibiotics. However, recently there has been an increasing amount of evidence highlighting the problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics commonly used ...

Here’s to a thinner and better-prepared 2015

Here’s to a thinner and better-prepared 2015

One of my New Year resolutions was to lose weight by the end of 2015. I’ve also vowed to start formally collecting my portfolio evidence in preparation for my own revalidation later in the year. I’m not entirely sure which of these resolutions it will be easier to stick to... Find out more....

Thinking of writing for JCN?

If you are thinking of writing an article for publication in the Journal of Community Nursing,
click here to download a copy of our Guidelines for Authors document. This contains all the information you will need to make your submission.