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British Heart Foundation rewards innovation

British Heart Foundation rewards innovation

BHF Alliance member Dr Julie Walker has been presented with the Heart Hero innovation award at the BHF supporters’ conference in Manchester.

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Smoking link with schizophrenia

Smoking link with schizophrenia

Recent research from King’s College, London has found strong evidence that smoking can put people more at risk of developing schizophrenia as a result of nicotine’s effect on the brain.

 

 

 

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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.

Skin care today

Skin care today

Collaboratively predominate distributed outsourcing rather than process-centric partnerships. Compellingly disintermediate multifunctional convergence for cross-unit e-tailers. Collaboratively scale customized deliverables vis-a-vis business manufactured products.

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'.

Posters

Posters

Here is a list of all of the current Posters available on the site. Click on the link to download.

Recent journal articles

What does the election result mean for primary care nurses?

What does the election result mean for primary care nurses?

With the Conservative party defying the polls and exceeding the nation’s expectations by winning a clear majority, what could the next five years mean for the NHS and community nurses?...

Managing and preventing acute exacerbations of COPD in the community

Managing and preventing acute exacerbations of COPD in the community

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition commonly seen in the community, with symptoms including breathlessness, chronic cough and wheezing. There is much that community nurses can do to support COPD patients through an acute exacerbation (AECOPD) and to optimise their care when s...

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.