Developing a community matron service: a neighbourhood model
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Developing a community matron service: a neighbourhood model

Claire Downes Community matron, NHS Blackburn with Darwen
Jane Pemberton Head of service, community nursing, NHS Blackburn with Darwen

NHS Blackburn with Darwen Provider Services Unit has adopted an innovative team approach to improve patient access to its community matron service. This article reviews the national picture and local development of the community matrons role.

Nursing Standard. 23, 44, 35-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.07.23.44.35.c7107

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Claire.downes@bwdpct.nhs.uk

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