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Coming soon in JCN – how to treat lower limb amputation wounds

Coming soon in JCN – how to treat lower limb amputation wounds

The next issue of Journal of Community Nursing comes out just before EWMA (13–15 May at London’s Excel), which means it is packed full of cutting-edge wound care features including how to care for the needs of patients who have had a lower limb amputation.

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The Florence Nightingale Foundation research and travel 2015-16 scholarships now open

The Florence Nightingale Foundation research and travel 2015-16 scholarships now open

The Florence Nightingale Foundation raises funds to provide scholarships for nurses and midwives to enable them, through study, to promote innovation in practice and to extend knowledge and skills to meet changing needs.

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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

Busy times ahead for the Queen's Nursing Institute

Busy times ahead for the Queen's Nursing Institute

Through events and consultations held by the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s (QNI) homeless health network, community nurses are identifying emerging issues affecting their patients and their workforce....

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.