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Visible, Accessible And Integrated Care Report Of The Review Of Nursing In The Community In Scotland

DescriptionVisible, Accessible and Integrated Care, Report of the Review of Nursing in the Community in Scotland, 14 November 2006
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2006
Website Publication DateJuly 16, 2007


ISBN 0 7559 5099 2

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Foreword by the Minister for Health and Community Care

1. Introduction by the Chief Nursing Officer

2. What works, what doesn't work, and what we need now
The international picture
The picture in Scotland
What works
What doesn't work
What we need now

3. The new service model and core elements of practice
The new service model for nursing in the community
Seven core elements of nursing in the community
Implementing the model - what happens next

4. Maximising nurses' contributions in community settings
Nurses must be supported to…

5. Conclusion

Appendix 1
National Steering Group membership

Appendix 2
Patient and Carer Group and Practitioner Group memberships

Appendix 3
Review processes and methods

Appendix 4
The new nursing team: potential links with existing community-based colleagues