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The arrival of the modern community matron

The arrival of the modern community matron

Talking point

Lynn Young
Primary Healthcare Adviser

Dr John Reid, Secretary of  State for Health, recently announced that England is soon to appoint 3,000 community matrons. Believe me this came as a great surprise to the RCN! We did not have plans in place, so swift thinking and action were required! But, where did our amiable minister get the idea that it would bring health benefits to the community and brownie points for the government?

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