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Free QNI event will help nurses combat communicable disease among vulnerable people

Free QNI event will help nurses combat communicable disease among vulnerable people

The prevalence of tuberculosis is at least 34 times greater in homeless people than in the general population with the prevalence of hepatitis C viral infection nearly 50 times greater. To help address this problem, the Queen’s Nursing Institute homeless health network is holding a free learning event in Cardiff on 15 October to share knowledge and best practice of community nursing in this field.

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New video highlights free education on offer at JCN roadshows

New video highlights free education on offer at JCN roadshows

A new video released today shows the variety of educational opportunities offered by the JCN Roadshows, a series of free events that tour the country offering community nurses the chance to access a range of practical sessions from clinical experts and to experience new products first-hand.

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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

Providing support for carers in preventing pressure ulceration

Providing support for carers in preventing pressure ulceration

Diane Cuff, head of family carers and community wellbeing, Shropshire Rural Community Council, Shrewsbury...

Five steps to successful wound healing in the community

Five steps to successful wound healing in the community

Wound care forms a major part of any community nurse’s workload and with more acute patients being discharged earlier from hospital, as well as an ever-growing case-load of long-term conditions, it is more important than ever that nurses are confident in assessing and care-planning effective wound c...

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.