Are you thinking of returning to primary care nursing? In recognition of the growing importance of the role of nurses in primary care, in particular, general practice nurses (GPNs), Education for Health have developed a new professional clinical practice course designed specifically to support newly appointed GPNs and those returning to primary care nursing.Read more
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The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and the Cavell Nurses’ Trust are joining forces to celebrate International Nurses’ Day on Thursday 12 May. The hospital, based in Birmingham, is hosting a photographic exhibition that includes pictures of nurses at work and play, to give a flavour of how carrying out this critical role affects their day-to-day lives.Read more
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
Jenny Smyth, adult nursing student at Queen's University, Belfast, is also a key worker for an adult with a learning disability and a member of the Squad UK for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017....
It is widely recognised that the NHS is facing unprecedented challenges in trying to improve the quality of services provided, while managing the most severe and protracted period of resource constraint in its history (NHS Confederation, 2014; Today’s NHS, 2015). The hour-a-day project was specifica...
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.