Jackie and Mark have been through a very difficult ordeal and it's great that Jackie has decided to join the district nursing
team and we're backing her all the way in her quest to raise pounds 2,000 by completing the Great North Run".
Our collaborative research project with the New Zealand Institute of Community Health Care to profile district nursing
services is now underway.
The team - part of the County's district nursing
service - work with patients, carers, doctors and other agencies to help people live at home and manage their chronic condition.
We are not enough for "do and we recog She says district nursing
gives patients a choice of where they want to die.
The research project, which has a contract value of $175,000, aims to profile current publicly funded district nursing
services and analyse future development opportunities.
The team of nine skilled district nurses, led by community matron Lorraine Jackson and district nursing
sister Shirley Gair, are part of the district nursing
service run by Northumberland Care Trust.
Jackie Jones, 39, of Chapel Park, Newcastle, has recently qualified as a staff nurse and has just started her new career working for Newcastle Primary Care Trust's (PCT) district nursing
As a direct response to funding restrictions from the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB), there are many changes taking place in the district nursing
services in Canterbury.
I am also concerned that highly skilled district nursing
sisters are to be re-graded as district staff nurses.
Another example of the skills and dedication of the district nursing
team is provision of highly skilled nursing care with regard to tissue viability.
The winner of Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand's centennial photographic competition, clinical nurse co-ordinator for district nursing
at Counties Manukau District Health Board's Home Health Care service, Pamela Hilt, is a powerful advocate for district nursing
Nurses from NHS South of Tyne and Wear were at the shopping centre to mark the 150th anniversary of district nursing