Minor amendments to the District Nurse and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Standards

8 November, 2019

District Nurse:

The mandatory qualification in the standard has been amended, PG Diploma for District Nursing with integrated independent prescribing at Level 7. This amendment was made to clarify the requirement for the full independent prescribing course to be integrated into the PG Diploma.

Download the DN standard here.

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

The entry requirements were amended to include ‘registered midwife’.

Download the SCPHN standard here.