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What to expect from a clinical placement in district nursing

Patient advocacy, leadership, communication and managing complex clinical conditions – this community-based placement offers a range of experiences and core skills

Patient advocacy, leadership, communication and managing complex clinical conditions – this community-based placement offers a range of experiences and core skills

A district nurse is a registered nurse who has undertaken further training and education to become a specialist practitioner.

We play a vital role in the community, coordinating and delivering safe and effective care for patients in their own homes and other community care settings.

What is involved in the district nurse role?

District nurses work autonomously as well as part of a wider multidisciplinary team (MDT), and lead and manage teams of nurses and nursing support workers.

We assess, plan and deliver care and treatment using individual care pathways, to promote safe

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