Developing a caseload model to reflect the complexity of district and community nursing
Wright, T., Jackson, C., Manley, K., Martin, A. and Leary, A. 2015. Developing a caseload model to reflect the complexity of district and community nursing. Primary Health Care. 25 (7), pp. 32-33. https://doi.org/10.7748/phc.25.7.32.e1057
|Authors||Wright, T., Jackson, C., Manley, K., Martin, A. and Leary, A.|
A study by the England Centre for Practice Development proposes to develop and evaluate an optimum caseload model for district and community nursing, building on two rounds of funded pilot research in the south east of England using the Cassandra MatrixTM. It addresses national calls for a strategic capacity-and-demand model to measure and reflect the multidimensional complexity of the community nursing workload, maximising the potential of the workforce to meet the needs of clients with increasingly complex comorbidities and interdependencies. It also addresses the ambitions of the NHS Five Year Forward View to enable planned growth of the workforce for the future.
|Keywords||Caseload models, community nursing, district nursing, optimum caseload, workload capacity, work complexity|
|Journal||Primary Health Care|
|Journal citation||25 (7), pp. 32-33|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.7748/phc.25.7.32.e1057|
|28 Aug 2015|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||31 Mar 2016|
|Accepted||24 Jun 2015|
Leary A (2011) Proving your worth. Nursing Standard. 25, 31, 62-63.
Jackson C, Leadbetter T, Martin A et al (2015) Making the complexity of community nursing visible: the Cassandra project. British Journal of Community Nursing. 20, 3, 126-133.
Queen’s Nursing Institute (2014) The District Nursing Workforce Planning
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