community matron

community matron

A nurse in the UK who provides advanced clinical nursing care in addition to case management to an identified group of very high-intensity users—usually with long term conditions—through case finding.
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BUSY A&E departments and GP practices are getting a helping hand from a new rapid response service, led by 18 community matrons.
Samantha, who is based at Fartown Health Centre, works for Locala as a Community Matron and is also a trained Advanced Medical Practioner.
The People's revelations will horrify NHS bosses who have appointed Nurse Brown as one of the Government's new-style community matrons with many of the same powers as GPs.
This year's Nurse of the Year award was shared by Guy Ward manager Tamara Harries and virtual ward community matron Maggie Murray, who were both praised for their impact on the wards and colleagues at South Warwickshire Foundation Trust.
Caroline, who is also based at Oaklands as the community matron, said: "Hepworth is a beautiful place to live with a real community feel.
In Warrington, the community matron service has been developed from within the existing health visiting and district nursing services.
But mum Janet, a community matron, remembered that playing a wind instrument could help breathing problems.
We were very pleased with the recognition given in Designed for Life to the role of the community matron in Powys.
The nurses then look at your readings alongside your other medical data and make a decision about the best way that they can help you, whether it's giving you a call, talking to your GP or contacting your community matron.
Mrs Cubby, who worked in community nursing for 15 years as a district nurse and then as a community matron before taking on her current role, said: "There is an increasing emphasis in health care on providing patients with the care they need in their own homes so I am very grateful for this wonderful opportunity to broaden my experience in this field.

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