Vision for district nursing
This vision builds on 'Compassion in Practice', the national vision for nurses midwives and care staff.
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The vision was developed by a strategic partnership of the Department of Health, NHS Commissioning Board Authority, The Queen’s Nursing Institute, and with the district nurse leaders and practitioners. This vision recognises the unique and specialist contribution of district nurses and their teams. It also outlines the developments and innovations that ensure services can meet current and future needs
The district nursing service model outlines the district nurse-led team contribution to providing care and support in the community, including peoples’ homes.