Skilled, varied and no place for outdated stereotypes
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Skilled, varied and no place for outdated stereotypes

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Advanced nurse practitioner Bridget Kearns says far from being a ‘step back’, her community nursing role is all about leadership and autonomy in practice

The perception that nursing in the community means a step back and a slower pace is an outdated stereotype that is easily disputed, says district nurse and advanced nurse practitioner Bridget Kearns.

Nursing Standard. 36, 12, 35-36. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.12.35.s16

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