How can advanced nursing practice help integrate health and social care services?
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How can advanced nursing practice help integrate health and social care services?

Jacqueline Thompson Nurse consultant, older people, Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership, NHS Tayside

Advanced nurse practitioners caring for older people need to raise the role’s profile

Health and social care integration has developed across the UK at different rates. The most mature example is from Northern Ireland, where service integration dates back to 1973 (Ham and Walsh 2013).

Nursing Older People. 33, 6, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/nop.33.6.13.s6

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