Children’s community nurse

What is the role of the children’s community nurse?

Children’s community nurses are qualified children’s nurses who are registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC). 

They can provide care in a variety of settings in the community, including in the home and in educational settings.

The children’s community nurses provide support to families and children through training, advice and direct care for children with a range of nursing needs.

Is the role known by different names in children’s services and adult services?

In adult services the nurses are known as district nurses or community nurses.

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