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District Nursing

For professional advice on District Nursing, contact Rosemary McQuarrie Professional Officer, Tel. 0207 780 4073 or 07768 931 311
The future heralds a new emerging – and enhanced role for district nurses as part of the Government’s healthcare agenda for the next decade. The CPHVA's Strategy for District Nursing which we hope will strengthen the role for district nurses and provide a proper career structure within district nursing.
Devolution in the UK means that each constituent country is developing its own healthcare policy. This has implications for district nurses and the CPHVA makes representations to ensure that district nurse role is properly understood and valued.
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District Nursing and the CPHVA

District Nursing Leaflet

District Nursing at the Crossroads - A CPHVA Perspective (District Nursing Framework - Strategy) and Press Release

Nurse Prescribing

Workforce survey

CPHVA - District Nursing Away Day - 9th September 2004 - North Birmingham PCT - Update




Related Information

Williams, Suzanne, National screening by district nurses - Journal of Community Nursing, May 2005 19(5) p.30-36.

District nurses pioneer community matron role, Chatterjee, Mahue, Nursing Times, 4 Jan. 2005, 101(1).

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