Of recent years district nursing
has been reorganised into teams covering certain areas or groups of practices, and although we miss that regular contact, I suppose manpower and financial constraints have had their part to play.
From there, Brent's professional work took him to heights and depths: from sole charge in Haast, to work in agedcare facilities; to management of district nursing
services, to professional advice in a government department; to co-ordination of needs assessment and then to retirement, because of ill health.
I think the district nursing
system deserves to be shown for what it is, which in my opinion, is useless.
SANDWELL'S district nursing
team have eight new syringe driver holders for their use thanks to a generous pounds 700 donation in memory of a patient.
Auburn District Nursing
Association of 191 Pakachoag St., Auburn, has been named in the top 25 percent of national home health care agencies by two organizations that track performance and patient satisfaction in the home care industry.
Letters were sent out on Wednesday and Thursday to about 600 patients who have been visited by Northfield district nursing
team since last April.
She was general secretary of the Community and District Nursing
Association, and latterly served on the Health Select Committee as an MP.
She plans to take a degree in district nursing
and write a book about her years in the job.
Rowena Smith, head of the Community and District Nursing
Association, said it was mothers, babies and those needing dialysis support, chemotherapy and pain relief who would pay the real price.
She was appointed as a district nursing
sister in April, 2001.
Paul Crank, senior nurse with the district nursing
team at Cwm Taf University Health Board (CTUHB), won the Community Nursing Award at this year's Royal College of Nursing in Wales Nurse of the Year Awards for his work on a programme to equip district nurses with Chromebooks.