School nursing in the UK: Where are we now?

Smith, Fiona
September 2009
British Journal of School Nursing;Sep2009, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p351
Academic Journal
The article compares some of the findings of the surveys conducted by the Royal College of Nursing in 2005 and 2009 on the role of school nurses and their working conditions in Great Britain. The 2005 survey found that there were 14 schools to each full-time qualified school nurse which contrasts to the government's pledge to increase school nursing resources. Meanwhile, the 2009 survey reports that the biographical profile of school nursing was similar to that in 2005.


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