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NCPC 9th Annual Conference on Dementia and End of Life

NCPC 9th Annual Conference on Dementia and End of Life

‘Care planning and coordination for people with dementia approaching the end of life’ (http://www.ncpc.org.uk/event/9th-annual-conference-dementia-and-end-life) is the 9th annual conference on dementia and end of life brought to you by The National Council for Palliative Care. It will take place on 10th December, in London. 
This year’s event focuses on new approaches to care planning and coordination, and collaboration across sectors. The programme includes presentations from experts in the field, as well as workshops and sessions from people with personal experience. 

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QNI awards recognise key nursing figures

QNI awards recognise key nursing figures

The QNI’s Autumn Awards ceremony was held on Monday 10 November at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, London. The ceremony was attended by over 200 people including 80 new Queen’s Nurses, and senior figures from the nursing and healthcare sectors. They were welcomed by chair of the QNI’s Council, Kate Billingham CBE and Dr Crystal Oldman, chief executive. At the ceremony three categories of award were made. ... Read more

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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

How to accurately identify and record pressure ulceration

How to accurately identify and record pressure ulceration

The accurate grading or staging (henceforth referred to as grading in this article) of pressure ulcers has become increasingly important over the past five years as healthcare organisations insist on each wound being accurately documented (National Institute for Health and Care E...

Breathlessness in the community: part 1 - assessment

Breathlessness in the community: part 1 - assessment

Breathlessness causes emotional and physical distress and social isolation for both patients and their families. Refractory breathlessness, i.e. that which persists even when measures to optimise the underlying condition have been implemented, is one of the most distressing symptoms e...

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.