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.
Nurses need to keep it on the record
Undoubtedly, the challenges faced by community nurses are on the rise due — but not limited to — several factors: the NHS being under severe financial scrutiny; the drive for a seven-day service; policies that mean more care is being delivered in the community setting; and rising patient numbers resulting in less time available to spend with each patient. Coupled with a reduction in recruitment which means that there still aren’t enough nurses in the profession, this is a potent mix of factors that has contributed to a creaking NHS.