Community nursing will be transformed as a result of COVID-19
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Community nursing will be transformed as a result of COVID-19

Rosy Watson Queen’s Nurse and clinical lead community nurse, Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Our teams have increased collaboration and enhanced our rapid discharge service for patients – and that’s just the beginning

As hospitals have been transforming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, so too has community nursing. Like the acute sector, we anticipated a surge in demand and workload, with increasing numbers of patients requiring our help in their own homes and in care homes, many of them near the end of life.

Nursing Standard. 35, 6, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.6.13.s9

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