Independent Nurse

Independent Nurse is a fortnightly magazine for nurses working in primary care and the community. Independent Nurse provides the latest clinical and political news for primary care and community nurses, plus opinion from leading figures within nursing and healthcare. It also offers clinical features focusing on real-life medicine that are specifically relevant to the everyday needs of its readership, as well as non-clinical features and resources designed to enhance and support nurses’ professional development in their expanding roles.


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Independent Nurse articles

Children with learning difficulties lack community support

Published: 26 May 2017

Cuts to community services and a shortfall in learning disability nurses have resulted in many children with autism spectrum disorder without sufficient support, according to the RCN

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Vast majority of nurses lack modern slavery training

Published: 24 May 2017

More than 85% of nurses say they do not feel they have adequate training on spotting the signs of modern slavery, according to the Royal College of Nursing

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Primary care nurses ‘must make their voice heard’

Published: 17 May 2017

Primary care nurses (PCNs) who feel ignored or sidelined must make their voices heard over pay and staffing complaints, according to the chief executive of the Royal College of Nursing

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Continued cuts in NHS funding could lead to ‘toughest decade’ ever

Published: 15 May 2017

The NHS could be facing the most testing period in its history if reduction in spending per person is not reconsidered, the Health Foundation said

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