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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A fixed-term community matron position is also available.
Cath Davidson, a Community Matron at Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust said: "Self Care is about us all taking some responsibility for our own health by choosing a lifestyle that helps prevent illness and keeps us well.
Are patients admitted to the virtual ward satisfied with the intervention of the community matron in their care pathway?
The nurses are raising cash for Type 1 diabetes charity JDRF which is close to the heart of Ann Storer, community matron at the centre.
In 2005, the DoH introduced the concept of the community matron in the document: 'Supporting People with Long-Term Conditions', which represented a blueprint of care that would meet the physical and social needs of these patients in a community or home setting with the community matron at the fulcrum of their care [1]
Wirral community matron, Christine Tippey, was found guilty of 24 charges including prescribing the wrong drugs and failing to maintain records.
Brown, who worked at a GP surgery in St Leonard's-on-Sea, East Sussex, and at the Conquest Hospital in neighbouring Hastings, had just landed a new pounds 30,000-a-year post as a community matron.
Mum Janet, a community matron, said: "He wheezed all the time and could not do any exercise.
We worked very closely with Mr Hoey's GP to ensure that he received the right nutritional supplements and he received visits from the community matron who visits the home daily.
Veronica Hetherington, community matron for school nursing at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, said: "Every year our school nursing team measures the height and weight of children across North Tyneside and Northumberland who are in Reception and Year 6.
A COMMUNITY matron has been recognised for her outstanding dedication
By the time a community matron visited the father-of-five on April 23 he was so sick he was taken straight to hospital and given oxygen.

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