IMPORTANT: Please sign in to update your subscription preferences and ensure you still receive communications from JCN

Sign in to your account


JCN Online Journals

Welcome the the Journal section of JCN Online. Here you can view every article from the current Journal of Community Nursing.

There are also extensive back issues available.

Please sign in or register to view the articles.

Journal details

Devising a wound dressing formulary

Complex and chronic wounds present many challenges to the community nurse, not least identifying the most appropriate dressing from the plethora available. Coupled with the imperative that care is delivered in the most cost and clinically-effective manner, a carefully considered and evaluated formulary can help guide dressing choice and facilitate monitoring of usage and costs.
In this article, a runner-up in the JCN Writing Awards, Caroline Swayne reflects on the impact of a formulary in her organisation.

Caroline Swayne ENG, RGN, DN, Bsc, Non Medical Prescriber, District Nurse/Team Leader in the Isle of Man