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New Wound Care Today journal launched and available online

New Wound Care Today journal launched and available online

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Unlike many of the journals currently available, Wound Care Today’s content is steered not by the needs of publishers, but by a strong editorial board comprising members of influential wound care charity the Wound Care Alliance. As such, Wound Care Today offers a unique perspective on tissue viability, steered by other nurses and clinicians rather than editors or industry.

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ACA Conference and Exhibition (8 - 9 May 2014)

ACA Conference and Exhibition (8 - 9 May 2014)

The Association for Continence Advice Annual Conference and Exhibition 2014 will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on the 8th and 9th May 2014, and is the ideal opportunity to meet like minded professionals whilst continuing professional development.

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ACA Harm Free Care Seminar

ACA Harm Free Care Seminar

The Association for Continence Advice (ACA) is hosting a Harm Free Care Seminar in Birmingham on 8th or 9th May, aimed at care staff working in long term care settings who look after clients with varying bladder and bowel problems. This conference will appeal to registered nurses and care home assistants. 

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Latest Issue

Is it the job of community nurses to police people’s lifestyles?

Is it the job of community nurses to police people’s lifestyles?

In each issue of the Journal of Community Nursing we investigate a hot topic currently affecting our readers. In this issue, as we face an obesity epidemic and growing lifestyle-related conditions such as diabetes, JCN takes a look at the community nurses’ role in health prevention and asks the question...

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The importance of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of infection

The importance of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of infection

Hand hygiene is a term used to describe the removal of microorganisms from the hands using soap or a cleansing solution and water (hand washing), or a waterless antimicrobial agent (hand rubbing) (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence [NICE], 2013; World Health Organization [WHO], 2013).

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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.