Why the future is looking much brighter for district nursing
Julie Green Professor, District nursing & chair, RCN district and community nursing forum
Stephanie Lawrence Executive director, Nursing and AHPs & chair, District Nursing Trailblazer Group
Julie Bliss Associate dean practice and learning & chair, Association of District Nurse Educators
The title ‘district nurse’ (DN) was documented as early as 1859, nearly 100 years before the NHS was established. Since then, the role has adapted and responded to many changes. In excess of 90% of clinical care is delivered in the community, in or near to the patient’s home.
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