Powys Teaching Health Board - Review of District Nursing Services

3 Jun 2015 - 4:49pm

The range of interventions provided by the district nursing service reflects the service specification but there are real opportunities to put the service at the centre of the Health Board’s approach for delivering care in the community, to improve utilisation of resources and to minimise variation.

The Auditor General for Wales has carried out an all Wales review of district nursing services based upon the collection of detailed information from all health boards. The review was carried out between March and August 2014, and sought to answer the question: “Is the Health Board planning and utilising its district nursing resources effectively as part of its wider approach to delivering care in the community?’

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