Practice nurses and the facilitation of self-management in primary care.

  title={Practice nurses and the facilitation of self-management in primary care.},
  author={Wendy Macdonald and Anne Rogers and Thomas Blakeman and Peter Bower},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={62 2},
AIM This paper is a report of a study to explore practice nurse involvement in facilitation of self-management for long-term conditions. BACKGROUND In the United Kingdom chronic disease services have shifted from secondary care to general practice and from general practitioners to practice nurses. A new United Kingdom General Practice contract requires adherence to chronic disease management protocols, and facilitating self-management is recognized as an important component. However… CONTINUE READING
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