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#WeNurses on "Let's talk about sex" ... catch up here folks > https://t.co/0uBkdLWYMa https://t.co/oBKPVYenlQ
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙It's #WeNurses Day ... join us later to talk about alcohol ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️ The impact of alcohol on health… https://t.co/P8qU8u7SGa
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1/21
2021
@wenurses can i ask which #sepsis awareness training community colleagues are finding most relevant/best? @WeDistrictNurse
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙District nurses and GPNs are in an excellent position to spot heart failure signs - breathlessness and swollen ank… https://t.co/JKla2WnQi0
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙This is very interesting. What is your experience in practice? What are the challenges in getting appropriate presc… https://t.co/7hDbLV26CT
1/20
2021
10 minutes to go .... it's time to grab your brew ... and maybe even some cake ! A #BrewMonday #TeaBrief ... join… https://t.co/aXhRL5oOne
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Lets turn #BlueMonday on its head and join the @samaritans for #BrewMonday!! On Monday 18th Jan beat those Janua… https://t.co/tegCYFzXyC
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1/18
2021
So what is considered priority visits within health visiting in Scotland ....has the universal health visiting path… https://t.co/gUJFhAzTHpAre you doing visits or using technology? How different is remote and rural practice to the mainland? https://t.co/DJOQy4W2o6We would like to hear how students on their community placements are getting on? Any tips for those going on first… https://t.co/bp61GGmbxJ
1/16
2021
Hello and welcome to tonight’s #WeNurses - great to see you :) Tonight’s topic is “Let’s talk about sex” ... plea… https://t.co/uwTZEU2FCJ
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1/14
2021
Community and primary care nurses - how is PPE affecting your skin this winter? @rcni @RCNGPNForum @RCNDNForumhttps://t.co/4Ze4CXWcnQ
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1/13
2021
COVID-19: we must not forget the vital role community nurses play, says @carriep100 https://t.co/nT2mO9Glpr
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Views? #WeDNs. https://t.co/dVUPHK8ZDI
1/12
2021
Wherever you live, there will be a District Nursing team who will be providing specialist nursing care to patients,… https://t.co/NwFjVMOrmwCOVID19 vaccine: tips and suggestions on gaining consent and supporting people living with dementia from Admiral Nu… https://t.co/AfKKkrbYQc
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1/9
2021
Community nurses are tenacious and find solutions to constant challenges – but this must not be at the price of the… https://t.co/1UO45GAj5u
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1/7
2021
A little bit louder for those at the back. Not all nurses work in a hospital. @TheQNI @QNI_Scotlandhttps://t.co/uSC9mT2sBY
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙'Research Priorities for Community Nursing', a new national survey is open until the end of January and needs your… https://t.co/pJ4ARa7GEG
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1/6
2021
We say it again, nursing in the community is as skilful, pressurised, necessary & newsworthy as nursing in hospital… https://t.co/Ey2SzRQkvX
1/5
2021
Rural community nursing on New Year’s Day this year was a cold one! Happy new year everyone! @WeDistrictNursehttps://t.co/pUzO78dyg5
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @saramarieblack1 Thank you
1/2
2021
@WeDistrictNurse @NHSSafeguarding aims to keep you updated on all matters relating to contextual safeguarding & tra… https://t.co/512fjimywp
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙It’s our twitter birthday today. Thanks to all our followers as we continue to grow. https://t.co/T1Z723DuL4
1/1
2020
District Nurses walk to patients when they can’t get there any other way. Go safely out there #WeDNs @reilly_rnhttps://t.co/zbZ7AadYiz
12/29
2020
Monday morning! 🥶❤️ amazing sunrise start on the way to work - set me up for the day @WeDistrictNurse @NHSHighland https://t.co/220o1u9EvL
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12/28
2020
Brilliant 🌟 Thank you for working Christmas Day @vicki_mccaig 🎄 https://t.co/hiqgWighRO
12/26
2020
@NHSsafeguarding @RandallCath @PhilipWinterbo1 @joycefletcher18 @RavinderKondel @figrossick @CNOEnglandhttps://t.co/QRHNo5AwzP
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Thank you to all community staff working today to keep people safe, cared for and comfortable at home. Hope your da… https://t.co/noZBLbQG4Z
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Going above & beyond #Leadership https://t.co/Q5kQFXw7D9 @VickiJNurse @WeNurses @TheQNI Thank you (& your loved ones who have will missed you) for turning out Vicki… https://t.co/5W2q4FfttwThank you to all DN teams working today. Happy Christmas 🎄 https://t.co/Ra7OMydili
12/25
2020
Not a sole on the road this Christmas Eve on the way to work. It has a been a year like no other! Be proud. We have… https://t.co/KmKUVy4xTf
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12/24
2020
Interesting read @BuurtzorgBI @WeDistrictNurse @ParishNursingUK Many of the principles of community nursing practic… https://t.co/zm9OSVDpU5
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12/23
2020
"Make sure your loved ones know what’s important to you, before the moment is lost." - Greg Wise Whatever matters… https://t.co/2VCTNAD82g
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12/22
2020
A poster to promote district nursing @jagreen121 @WeDistrictNurse @RCNDNForum https://t.co/8p2H1ECu5i
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @TheQNI @WeNurses @WeDistrictNurse thanks @CwmTafMorgannwg Covid vaccination done 😊#COVID19 #CovidVaccine https://t.co/tTMtNdrVfs
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12/21
2020
We have just published a resource - commissioned by @NHSEngland - for nurses working in the community caring for pe… https://t.co/wxy96tm9yP
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12/19
2020
Calling all #communitynurses! Have your say on the future of #community #nursing research with the @lindalliance! S… https://t.co/J5q7X1Eg6b
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12/18
2020
A super HUGE well done to @AgencyNurse for another amazing year of running @wenurses, a super tough year to support… https://t.co/ZXDogWQ10S
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12/17
2020
We have extended our @TheRCN sharps survey as so many respondents have reported injuries. Please share our survey l… https://t.co/vjYRpcjRKP
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @carriep100 @NELFTLetsEngage @sharnshelley2 @SharonCarty6 @tracyre42409007 @KimmieKidd64 @WeNurses @RCNPainPallhttps://t.co/sQtTGt9T9u @emeliebham 👏👏👏 Great 😁 @fikawithkitty 🤔😂Bad luck - hope you (& your car) are ok?
12/16
2020
So how did your first shift go? https://t.co/5Eqp5Iphob
12/15
2020
@emeliebham We hope it went well.
12/14
2020
Improving handover time management for improved patient care in district nursing... https://t.co/j2Ipruebrqhttps://t.co/8PGUCYfr2T
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12/13
2020
Improving handover time management for improved patient care in district nursing... https://t.co/j2Ipruebrqhttps://t.co/DXyxTFjun8
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12/12
2020
@ClareFuller17 @TaniaBlackmore7 Thanks 😁You mentioned books @WeDistrictNurse. ..? Here's one excellent resource ⤵️ @TaniaBlackmore7 https://t.co/2FEQ6C6jnH
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Any books that you recommend ? apart from resources @QNI and of course one of our co-ordinator’s Textbook of Commun… https://t.co/mwH9Newl9q
12/10
2020
@HeatherBain9 We love it Heather 😁🎄
12/9
2020
Lots coming up throughout December and beyond Check out our chat calendar here > https://t.co/sbJarzGUoG https://t.co/J7RMHwhdJZ
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙For all District Nurses out there...this was for you ! #respect My first editorial https://t.co/loNtTfG2DI in… https://t.co/TR0hbmn6xS
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12/8
2020
Really looking forward to presenting my new research on Just in Case Drug prescribing practice at the PPC Congress… https://t.co/g9S5bTJm3C
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @BabsBeattie @RGUNMandP @rgumscap @NHSGrampian Congratulations 🎉
12/7
2020
WHICH providing simple clear information on end of life care - great resources: @PELi_Cam @WeDistrictNursehttps://t.co/m9GGRoInyr
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙A chat that we would encourage all community nurses to join #wenurses https://t.co/INh4J1IwLpDigital wound management - FULLY FUNDED trial programmes. Final call-out this year for expressions of interest from… https://t.co/2xUl5PHD43
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12/5
2020
@Rosy_roo_roo @WeDistrictNurse We had the same, a debrief following a difficult episode. But what we've found harde… https://t.co/INSHZNoLq8
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @Trisha_the_doc @trishgreenhalgh Looking at the evidence base (or lack of) for what DNs & others are managing on a daily basis. @WeDistrictNurse #wedns the specialist pall care team facilitated a session for the team following a complex EOL ca… https://t.co/PVwBfvAHPK
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @Trisha_the_doc @trishgreenhalgh Absolutely. This paper was a rapid review of the evidence re ‘the role & response… https://t.co/ApnOlVwYkn @WeDistrictNurse @allisoncam Senior nurses provide excellent support also through DN forums #WeDns
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙PS Thanks for the interest 🙂Hi @Trisha_the_doc @trishgreenhalgh We’ve been discussing this paper ⬇️ & found it thin for DNs (eg definitions poo… https://t.co/59ogtbxtGD @WeDistrictNurse I’m afraid that is the common experience for all nurses. The Parish Nursing model insists on build… https://t.co/NAkGwJo2zr
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @WeDistrictNurse I think that was my main conclusion, from the paper and experience. Communication between services… https://t.co/nB9xTFALze
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Well that's time up! Thanks everyone for such an interesting discussion. I hope you all found it useful. Please get… https://t.co/Tz1Ox1h1vP @WeDistrictNurse It was wonderful to hear about @locala approach led by chief nurse @JulieClennell and team, managi… https://t.co/LVQUIob9PZ
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @WeDistrictNurse Clinical supervision with peers has been established and ongoing . Great support @allisoncam
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @WeDistrictNurse @ParishNursingUK Parish Nurses have clinical supervision with us and many also find their own spir… https://t.co/6cc0wC2aKv
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Working in out of hours we have no opportunity to debrief but it is badly needed! Where would the time come from? #wedns @SusanWainwrig14 Absolutely. #wedns @WeDistrictNurse I’ve joined the palliative care webinars led by @SherreeFagge that were held weekly, great ideas,… https://t.co/fbbiA26mc1
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Question 7: One of the findings of this review relates to the importance of debriefing to allow us to talk about th… https://t.co/qBfSv7pqmY @SusanWainwrig14 Did you have mechanisms in place to share experiences? #wednsI have relied on the updated Scottish Palliative Care guidelines #wedns https://t.co/ExH0dE6Ivg @WeDistrictNurse Interesting question #WeDistrictNurse and not easy to answer . The pandemic needed a rapid respon… https://t.co/pS6EHvMCAI
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Question 6: What have been the most reliable resources you have used during the pandemic to inform palliative and end of life care? #wedns @WeDistrictNurse That's an essential skill for nursing practice #WeDNs @nmcnews
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @WeDistrictNurse I think this is more to do with money. We don't commission - but are commissioned so can be invisi… https://t.co/1YowJV0Z5r
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @AFTaylorDN @HeatherBain9 @WeDistrictNurse Of the referenced articles I saw one that seemed most relevant to commun… https://t.co/BIitKBojiw
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙 @AFTaylorDN Absolutely and hopefully with our research knowledge we have the necessary appraisal skills to make informed judgements? #wedns @WeDistrictNurse There are a few things here - new circumstances/crises mean you have to do the best you can with t… https://t.co/10rl8NPWuB
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Also, the experiences of community nurses and nurses in general were totally overlooked in the early research. I th… https://t.co/DhsBVIbqBrThis is something I struggled with during the first half of the pandemic. I think speed was prioritised over qualit… https://t.co/LfW1MGiY8l @AFTaylorDN @HeatherBain9 @Trisha_the_doc @pkonline84 @trishgreenhalgh Great idea! #wedns @WeDistrictNurse @HeatherBain9 Shall we ask @Trisha_the_doc (works in community medicine I think?) or @pkonline84 o… https://t.co/xCiAjM3Wuc
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Question 5: How do we balance the need for speedy evidence to inform guidelines and practice with the need for robu… https://t.co/2nLIqWmWXL @AFTaylorDN @HeatherBain9 I wondered this too, it would be interesting to find out what a GP thinks of it. #wedns @AFTaylorDN That's usually a safe-bet conclusion 😆 #wedns @WeDistrictNurse Well, in this country we haven't had a pandemic like this to learn from. But as part of pandemic p… https://t.co/feLdbV8T9h
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙#weDNs It is the synthesis of the included papers that is more important than the number of papers. https://t.co/Ni0sla0HUP
Retweeted by WeDistrictNurses 💙Question 4: Do you think the review is still up to date six months later? #wedns @AFTaylorDN I agree. But what can you conclude with hardly any evidence? Other than the obvious! #wednsQuestion 3: What did you think of the conclusions? #wedns @SusanWainwrig14 I wonder how we would feel about it with more evidence included? #wedns @AFTaylorDN I liked it but I think that's because I like the paper they adopted it from. It was written over 10 yea… https://t.co/wGPxL0TdrGFor anyone interested, this is a link to the paper that the authors used to format their findings: https://t.co/OCsAxa5ANe #wedns
12/2
2020

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