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QNI awards recognise key nursing figures

QNI awards recognise key nursing figures

The QNIs 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 Queens Nurses, and senior figures from the nursing and healthcare sectors. They were welcomed by chair of the QNIs Council, Kate Billingham CBE and Dr Crystal Oldman, chief executive. At the ceremony three categories of award were made. ... Read more

JCN showcases new video service

JCN showcases new video service

In keeping with its commitment to provide free community nursing education, the JCN has launched a new video area on its website, providing yet another resource for busy clinicians.

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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

A new leg bag range for children with indwelling catheters

A new leg bag range for children with indwelling catheters

Continence problems in children can be very disabling for both the child and their families/carers. The need to have an indwelling catheter can be inconvenient and, even, traumatising for the child. There is also a social stigma associated with incontinence, continence care and c...

Diagnosing, assessing and managing cellulitis in the community

Diagnosing, assessing and managing cellulitis in the community

Cellulitis is an acute bacterial infection of the skin and underlying subcutaneous tissue, mostly caused by Group A Streptococci (Mortimer, 2000; Cox, 2009) and Staphylococcus aureus (Hadzovic et al, 2012) (Figure 1). It can occur anywhere on the body, but mos...

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.