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Nurse leader: funding for specialist qualification for district nurses needed

NHS chief executive Simon Stevens’ vision for nurse-led integrated services in the community...

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Primary Health Care

The QNI is committed to quality and education

Crystal Oldman explains why nurses are not ‘widgets’ that can be moved from hospital to community willy nilly.

Crystal Oldman
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Crystal Oldman: ‘We can help make your fabulous ideas a reality’

The Queen’s Nursing Institute has a proud record of supporting nurse innovators in practice...

Crystal Oldman
Nursing Standard

Queen's Nursing Institute backs call for district nurse qualification

QNI chief executive underlines why district nurses are one of the NHS's greatest assets.

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Voices - Funding of student places is a topic on everyone’s mind, says Crystal Oldman

Nurses from across the country gathered in London for the Queen’s Nurses' annual meeting.

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Voices - Invest now if district nurse numbers are to add up, says Crystal Oldman

Just five new district nurses were trained for the whole population of London in 2013. This startling fact was the catalyst for the annual audit of district nursing programmes now undertaken by the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) across the UK.

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Voices - We need to help students find a path into primary care, says Crystal Oldman

In response to the Five Year Forward View, which outlines future models of care, many GP services in England will become federated, giving nurses the opportunity to work in teams across a group of practices.

Primary Health Care

Crystal Oldman - The bigger picture

The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) has for many years championed the unique contribution of general practice nurses (GPNs) to the health of people and communities. More than 3,400 GPNs completed a QNI GPN survey last year.

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Voices - Nurse-led general practice is an exciting model of care, says Crystal Oldman

I recently visited Cuckoo Lane Surgery in Hanwell, London – the only nurse-led general practice in England.

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Regular contributors to Nursing Standard suggest some novels you might enjoy over the holiday period

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Voices - You too can be part of the QNI’s expanding family, says Crystal Oldman

This time last month, 300 nurses working in a variety of community and primary care roles gathered in London for the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s annual healthcare at home conference.

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Voices - School nursing can seem like a steep learning curve, says Crystal Oldman

There is no doubt the school nursing service is becoming an increasingly important and recognised route to improving the health of children and young people in the UK.

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Voices - Discharge challenge can be met by pooling skills, says Crystal Oldman

The first principle of nursing care I learned as a student several decades ago was that planning for a patient’s discharge starts on the day of admission to hospital.

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Voices - The QNI will shape safe staffing in the community, says Crystal Oldman

The strategic aim of the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) is to improve the health of patients, families and carers by increasing the provision and quality of nursing care delivered in homes and communities. We therefore have an interest in any aspect of nursing policy that relates to guidance on staffing levels.

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