On the 21st March 2013, the Community Nursing Research Strategy (CNRS) was launched by Professor Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Wales. Professor White set the scene for the major challenges the Welsh NHS faces in the coming years; particularly its ageing population with increasing levels and complexity of ill-health in an environment of financial austerity.
In facing these types of challenges she reinforced the Welsh Government policy imperative to deliver more services in the community and that practice must be underpinned by the best evidence and commended this initiative to strengthen the evidence base of community nursing in Wales.
This website has been developed to support implementation of strategy, which has four key strands:
The strategy has been further developed and published in peer reviewed journal:
Kenkre J, Wallace C, Davies R, Bale S, Thomas S. Developing and implementing the community nursing research strategy for Wales. Br J Community Nurs. 2013 Nov;18(11):561-6.
Read the Community Nursing Research Strategy for Wales Report
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