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The Florence Nightingale Foundation research and travel 2015-16 scholarships now open

The Florence Nightingale Foundation research and travel 2015-16 scholarships now open

The Florence Nightingale Foundation raises funds to provide scholarships for nurses and midwives to enable them, through study, to promote innovation in practice and to extend knowledge and skills to meet changing needs.

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Children with rare diseases to design the perfect nurse

Children with rare diseases to design the perfect nurse

It was announced today, on Rare Diseases Day, that Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity will enable children with rare diseases to design a unique children's nurse for rare diseases.

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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

Will more private sector involvement affect NHS community services?

Will more private sector involvement affect NHS community services?

In each issue of the Journal of Community Nursing we investigate a hot topic currently affecting our readers. Here, Jason Beckford-Ball looks at icreased NHS privatisation and asks the question......

Busy times ahead for the Queen’s Nursing Institute

Busy times ahead for the Queen’s Nursing Institute

Through events and consultations held by the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s (QNI) homeless health network, community nurses are identifying emerging issues affecting their patients and their workforce....

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.