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First nurses and midwives begin their revalidation applications

First nurses and midwives begin their revalidation applications

More than 15% of nurses and midwives in the first group to go through revalidation have already started their application, two months ahead of their deadline.†

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Nurses need new set of skills, says NMC

Nurses need new set of skills, says NMC

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has approved plans to develop new competencies for nurses entering the profession. The decision to embark on this fundamental review of the skills and competencies that future nurses will be expected to meet was approved today at a meeting of NMC Council.

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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.

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

Assessment of community wound infection

Assessment of community wound infection

Welcome to JCNís learning zone. By reading the article in each issue, you can learn all about the key principles of subjects that are vital to your role as a community nurse. Once you have read the article, visit www.jcn.co.uk/learning-zo...

How to improve the community care of leg ulcer patients

How to improve the community care of leg ulcer patients

Venous leg ulcers make up a considerable part of the community nurseís workload and the gold standard treatment is multilayered compression bandaging applied to cleansed and debrided lower limbs. The author of this piece looks at the background to leg ulcer development; as well as how to assess pati...

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.