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Making the invisible workforce visible again

Making the invisible workforce visible again

District nursing

Rosemary Cook
Queen's Nursing Institute

District nursing is one of the oldest and most familiar roles in community nursing. But familiarity has bred, if not contempt, at least considerable criticism in recent years. Conversely, government policies on extending the roles of nurses and moving care out of hospital and into home settings, and the inexorable rise in the numbers of people living with long-term illnesses, are creating unprecedented demand for nursing in the home.

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