District or community nurses are members of the primary care team. They have had extra training and provide advice and care for people at home and carry out various tests and assessments. District nurse are arranged through the GP.
In some areas, intensive community health arrangements provide the level of care that in some cases used to be provided in hospital. Such developments may be led by Community Matrons, and may be known as ‘ Virtual Wards’.
- Duty of Candour: Information for all providersMarch 15 2015This document published by the Care Quality Commission sets out how meeting the Duty of Candour regulation will be central to both registration and inspection for NHS bodies and all other care providers regulated by the CQC.
- Aneurin Bevan University Health BoardAneurin Bevan University Health Board covers the areas of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen and South Powys. It serves an estimated population of over 639,000, approximately 21% of the total Welsh population.St Cadoc's Hospital, Lodge Road, Caerleon, Newport, Wales, NP18 3XQ01873 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.aneurinbevanhb.wales.nhs.uk/