Understanding safe caseloads in the district nursing service

Queen’s Nursing Institute, September 2016

This discussion paper summarises the challenges in managing safe caseloads in district nursing and points to specific actions needed to improve and safeguard the future quality of services. The report provides a thematic overview of the issues that should be taken into account when determining a safe caseload including: skill mix, capacity of other health and care services, use of technology and housing.

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