Community matrons: primary care professionals' views and experiences.
AIM: This article is a report of a study exploring how the role of the community matron is progressing and any barriers or facilitators to performing the role. BACKGROUND: Long-term conditions are distressing for patients and costly for healthcare services. Government policy in western countries has increasingly focussed on more integrated and pro-active management of patients with multiple long-term conditions to maintain the ability of the aging population to function independently. The ro...Expand abstract
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