Why community nursing is not just for older nurses
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Why community nursing is not just for older nurses

Samantha Hayman Community nurse, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Newly qualified nurses can gain skills and confidence outside the hospital setting

At the end of my first year of nurse training, I had a clinical placement with a community nursing team. I loved working with them and went away from this placement thinking that this was the type of nursing I wanted to do.

Nursing Standard. 34, 11, 19-20. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.11.19.s11

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