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Journals and supplements

Journal of General Practice Nursing (GPN)

Journal of General Practice Nursing (GPN)

The Journal of General Practice Nursing is published quarterly in association with Education for Health. The journal provides up-to-the-minute features and expert clinical guidance on how general practice nurses (GPNs) can take a proactive approach to working with other members of the primary care team. With its detailed analysis and comment from leading nursing figures, it also offers clinical education to help challenge and develop practice.
Care Today

Care Today

The Care Today series of annual journals cover specific areas of care vital for your day-to-day practice, including Wound Care Today, Skin Care Today and Respiratory Care Today. Their easy-to-read style combines education and practical tips that focus on issues central to good patient care.

Supplements and other resources

Supplements and other resources

To help you in your day-to-day practice, JCN and GPN regularly produces supplements to provide education in key areas of clinical practice.

This currently includes 'Wound care in the community' and 'Challenging your practice: venous leg ulcers', as well as 'Evaluation of a dynamic mattress replacement system within a community setting'.

Posters

Posters

Here is a list of all of the current Posters available on the site. Click on the link to download.

Recent journal articles

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Clinicians working within primary care services tend to do so in isolation and without direct access to investigative resources. This places emphasis on the clinician’s abilities to perform a focused clinical examination and employ sound clinical decision-making processes to reach a definitive diagnosis. This article looks at the case history of a patient presenting to a GP out-of-hours service with an acute, undifferentiated illness, and explores the decisionmaking processes used by the author, a trainee advanced nurse practitioner at the time, to support a working diagnosis and justify a clinically suitable management plan.

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Welcome to this latest issue of GPN. We are delighted to share the latest news in the world of Education for Health, and present opportunities for you to get involved with us as a student or partner. We have dedicated this issue to two key guideline updates and news about our new MSc offering and, as always, we hope that you enjoy this issue of the journal and our news update.

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Exploring the decision-making processes utilised by advanced nurse practitioners: a case study

Exploring the decision-making processes utilised by advanced nurse practitioners: a case study

Clinicians working within primary care services tend to do so in isolation and without direct access to investigative resources. This places emphasis on the clinician’s abilities to perform a focused clinical examination and employ sound clinical decision-making processes to reach a definitive diagn

Understanding new guidelines, or starting a postgraduate programme…

Understanding new guidelines, or starting a postgraduate programme…

Welcome to this latest issue of GPN. We are delighted to share the latest news in the world of Education for Health, and present opportunities for you to get involved with us as a student or partner. We have dedicated this issue to two key guideline updates and news about our new MSc offering and, a

Thinking of writing for GPN?

If you would like to write for the Journal of General Practice Nursing, please contact Binkie: Binkie@jcn.co.uk