The final project report was published on NIHR Journals in May 18 and is available here
Community nurses play a pivotal role in enabling people who need care to stay at home. Quality indicators have been developed to help managers and professionals assess the quality of care by measuring aspects of care delivery or outcomes of care that patients receive, for example whether a service is delivered in a timely way or if pain is effectively managed.
The QuICN study aims to investigate the full range of quality indicator schemes currently in use for community nursing in England. The study has three phases: