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Community nurses need a way to manage caseloads

28 November 2017

Nursing Management

Opinion

Over recent years, the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has been involved in work on safe staffing in community nursing. As an independent charity, unconnected with...

VOICES-Crystal Oldman urges commissioners to prepare the community workforce

01 January 2013

Nursing Standard

Reflections

As length of stay in hospital continues to be reduced and the focus on moving care into the community increases, a perfect storm is brewing for community nursing.

Voices - Excellence is second nature to Queen’s Nurses, says Crystal Oldman

28 May 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

At a time when the nursing profession is under the media spotlight on a daily basis, there is an organisation that represents all that is good in community nursing –...

To describe district nursing as endangered is too pessimistic

25 June 2014

Nursing Standard

Letter

The RCN’s survey of district and community nurses reflects many of the trends that the report from the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has identified (News June 18)....

Voices - Crystal Oldman shares some home truths on the need for district nurses

09 July 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

I had the privilege recently of supporting my lovely Auntie Helen to be cared for at the end of her life. As her next of kin, I was determined that Helen would have...

Voices - We must develop district nursing for the future, writes Crystal Oldman

13 August 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

The Queen’s Nursing Institute’s audit of district nurse education for this year shows a 38 per cent increase in the number of district nurses due to qualify this...

Voices - Crystal Oldman thinks it is time for a new narrative on community nursing

01 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Reflections

The Royal College of General Practitioners recently launched a video campaign promoting the role of the GP as a positive career choice.

Voices - The QNI will shape safe staffing in the community, says Crystal Oldman

01 July 2015

Nursing Standard

Reflections

The strategic aim of the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) is to improve the health of patients, families and carers by increasing the provision and quality of nursing...

Voices - Safe staffing is equally vital in the community, writes Crystal Oldman

20 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Reflections

The Queen’s Nursing Institute has long maintained that safe staffing issues are just as relevant in the community as in hospital-based settings.

Voices - Crystal Oldman urges politicians to enter the community care debate

08 October 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

The Queen’s Nursing Institute has been passionate about caring for people in their homes and communities since it was founded in 1887.
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