Dermatology Nurse Practitioners provide support, information and advice to people with skin conditions; holding clinics, and attending people in their own homes, helping people manage and understand their condition.
Homeless Outreach Nurses work with and advocates for homeless people, typically with an expertise in public health and mental health. They support those who have found themselves homeless and excluded by tackling existing medical, personal and social problems to enable them improve their situation.
ADHD Nurse Specialists work with individuals with ADHD and their families, offering consultation, support and advice to help them understand and manage their condition.
Motor Neurone Disease Nurse Specialists provide information, advice and support to those individuals with MND and their families and carers. Also work with other health professionals to increase their understanding of MND.
Cancer Nurse Specialists provides information, advice and support to those individuals with cancer, helping them to manage and understand their condition.
Specialist Health Visitor provide support for parents and children under five where the family has additional support needs, some specialist health visitors have particular expertise in safeguarding and child protection.
Nurse Consultants are senior nurses, with considerable experience, autonomy and clinical expertise. They typically have a wide, strategic portfolio, including, but not limited to, elements such as the evaluation of healthcare delivery systems, professional leadership and the provision of training, while continuing to work directly with patients.
Child Protection Specialists provide support to looked after children – those who have been in the care of a local authority for more than 24 hours – those in foster homes, residential homes or secure units or under under a supervision requirement order.
Palliative Care Nurses work with people at the end of their lives whether at home, or in a hospice or care home setting. Several large charities including MacMillan and Marie Curie are actively involved in supporting specialist community based palliative nursing care. CHAS operates palliative care hospices for children.
Substance Misuse Nurses provide support and treatment for individuals with substance issues, to enable them to begin recovery.