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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | May 2007

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The twilight hours - a forgotten service?

The twilight hours - a forgotten service?
Health Visiting

Pages: 14 - 16

Article topics: Challenges, Government policy, Out of hours working

Nadia Dossa discusses the issues and challenges surrounding the work that community nurses often face on a night to night basis. The article will explore their role in light of traditional workings and what the future holds for the out of hour's services, in light of governmental policies and the recent white paper, (DoH, 2006).
Nadia Dossa BSc (Hons) Specialist Practitioner/District Nurse, Dip HE, RGN is a Lecturer Primary care & Public Health, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University
Article accepted for publication: January 2007