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District Nursing Today: the View of District Nurse Team Leaders in the UK

The QNI has published a new independent report, 'District Nursing Today, the View of District Nurse Team Leaders in the UK'. It is the first general review of the district nursing profession to be released since the publication of ‘2020 Vision Five Years On’ by the QNI in 2014. 

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New Project to Boost Understanding of Community Nursing Workforce

The International Community Nursing Observatory (ICNO) will have responsibility for analysing data and trends in the community nursing workforce data in greater depth.

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QNI Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 QNI Conference took place across 2 days in September 2019

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Nursing in the Digital Age

'Nursing in the Digital Age, Using Technology to Support Patients in the Home' seeks to determine how far new healthcare information technology has changed in the previous six years and how skills and attitudes within community services have adapted.

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Transition to Care Home Nursing

This resource is intended for registered nurses who may have overall responsibility for nursing within the care home environment, as well as educators, students, and unregistered carers who work in this setting. You can download a sample chapter via this link or purchase a complete hard copy from The QNI Shop.

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Practice Development in Community Palliative Care

The key goal of palliative care is the achievement of best quality of life for patients and their families.

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Patient Visit Scheduling Tool

A project improved the experience of housebound patients through a new IT patient allocation system. The improved reliability of timed visits by District Nurses and has been widely adopted elsewhere.

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Rising Stars Evaluation

The Queen’s Nursing Institute has published new research into its Fund for Innovation and Leadership programme.

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Impact Report 2013-2014

Fund for Innovation and Leadership projects 2013-2014

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2020 Vision: Focusing on the Future of District Nursing

This report published in 2009 provided a snapshot of the District Nursing profession at that point in time. It has since been widely referenced in other publications and research. The QNI published an updated report in 2014 to show how conditions affecting the profession had changed in the previous five years.

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Smart New World

An overview of how new mobile technology is changing the face of community nursing, published by the QNI in 2012.

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Nursing People at Home Report

A major report based on a public survey, illustrating the key qualities of competence, confidence and caring that people value in nurses who are carrying out a home visit.

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2020 Vision: Five Years On

This major survey of over 1000 District Nurses was published in 2014. It provides an overview of the state of the profession, and the data is compared to the previous survey carried out by the QNI in 2009.

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Discharge Planning: Best Practice in Transitions of Care

This report, ‘Discharge Planning: Best Practice in Transitions of Care’ is based on qualitative research, focus groups and literature review. Discharge planning was identified as a major current issue for nurses and patients in the QNI’s 2014 survey of District Nurses, when 83% reported that communication with hospital staff was poor.

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District Nurse Education Report 2012-13

This report is the first annual report into the number of District Nursing Specialist Practitioner courses and the number of students enrolled. The report has since been repeated in subsequent years to establish what trends are emerging in these numbers.

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