Speaking about the future of community nursing at the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) annual conference in central London today, chief nursing officer for England, Jane Cummings, told conference that although the 6Cs were not universally popular most people tell her that they are useful, insisting that: ‘The plan is to keep 6Cs at heart of care.’Read more
Welcome to the Journal of Community Nursing website
Journals and supplements
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.
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.
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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'.
Here is a list of all of the current Posters available on the site. Click on the link to download.
Recent journal articles
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...
Leg ulcers present a common clinical problem for community nurses. The need for assessment and maintenance can take up a lot of nursing time and issues such as pain, exudate and compression bandaging have a significant effect on the quality of life of patients. This article describes an evaluation o...
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.