Guidance

Vision for district nursing

This vision builds on 'Compassion in Practice', the national vision for nurses midwives and care staff.

Document

Care in local communities: A new vision and model for district nursing

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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.

Published 4 January 2013