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BLS Conference 2014 - Managing the Whole Patient - 5-7 October, ICC, Birmingham

BLS Conference 2014 - Managing the Whole Patient - 5-7 October, ICC, Birmingham

This year’s British Lymphology Society (BLS) conference covers topics of interest suggested by its members, such as surgical techniques, aftercare, alternatives, exercise, myofascial release, scar management, laser and psychosocial aspects of lymphoedema.

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QNI Conference calls for NHS to deliver more healthcare in the community

QNI Conference calls for NHS to deliver more healthcare in the community

Over 300 community nurses, allied health professionals and policymakers attended the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) conference in London on 29 September.

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Journals and supplements

Journal of Community Nursing (JCN)

Journal of Community Nursing (JCN)

Since 1978 the Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) has been providing education, information and training to community nurses within the UK, and globally, in areas such as continence care, wound care, skin care, chronic conditions, to name but a few.

Wound Care Today

Wound Care Today

Although dressings and innovative products are vital, what patients really need is a workforce of well-educated clinicians who understand how to put a patient on the path to a healed wound.

Wound Care Today is packed full of practice-based articles written by expert clinicians, as well as seeking out opinion pieces from people working on the ground today.

Supplements and other resources

Supplements and other resources

To help you in your day-to-day practice, JCN regularly produces supplements to provide education in key areas of clinical practice.

This currently includes 'Wound care in the community' and 'Challenging your practice: venous leg ulcers', as well as 'Evaluation of a dynamic mattress replacement system within a community setting'.

Recent journal articles

Exit site management in the community using Kendall™ AMD Antimicrobial Foam Dressing with PHMB

Exit site management in the community using Kendall™ AMD Antimicrobial Foam Dressing with PHMB

Exit sites are commonly encountered in the community setting as a result of a shift in clinical practice that means more patients with complex conditions are being managed at home. The management of exit sites varies according to indication, but there are principles of practice that are common to...

Understanding the impact of leg ulcer bandaging on patient quality of life

Understanding the impact of leg ulcer bandaging on patient quality of life

Literature has shown that patients with leg ulcers can have a significantly poorer quality of life compared to those without leg ulcers. In addition, research has identified problematic relationships between patients with leg ulcers and practitioners, such as community nurses. The author contends...

Thinking of writing for JCN?

If you are thinking of writing an article for publication in the Journal of Community Nursing, click here to download a copy of our Guidelines for Authors document. This contains all the information you will need to make your submission.