Support for long term conditions

Here’s just a selection of the rich resources to support Long term Conditions. Explore our full range via our website:

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Hutchinson D  Long term conditions: a manual for general practice nurses 2016





Nicol J  Nursing adults with long term conditions. 2nd ed. 2015






McEvoy P  Chronic disease management: a new paradigm for care  2014






Mercer S W  ABC of multimorbidity  2014





Lorig K Self-management of long-term health conditions: a handbook for people with chronic disease.  3rd ed. 2014






Lloyd C E   Long-term conditions: challenges in health and social care 2012





Meerabeau L  Long-term conditions: nursing care and management 2011





Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)




jnl diabetes


Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)






Arthritis Care and Research  (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)




 chronic disease

Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease  (Sussex Partnership NHS OpenAthens password required)



international chronic


International Journal of Chronic Diseases  (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)




Evidence searches carried out on Long Term Conditions

 We provide evidence to inform patient care, service improvement, research and clinical teaching. Recent searches we’ve provided include:

Nurse/non-medical prescribing in chronic disease.

Self management of long term conditions in primary care.

Pharmaceutical care models for long term conditions with co-morbidities for an ageing population.

Models of care for long term conditions.

Evidence for group education sessions within primary care for patients with long term conditions.

Long term condition management strategies in primary care.

Web and other resources

The Kings Fund Long-term conditions

The King’s Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. They are working on NHS care for people with chronic illness or disability and have provided a selected list of references held by the Kings Fund Library to improve the care for long term conditions.

NICE Guidance: Long Term Conditions

Nice guidance, advice, quality standards and information services for health, public health and social care. Also contains resources to help maximise use of evidence and guidance.

Department of Health: Long-term conditions

The Department of Health (DH) helps people to live better for longer. They lead, shape and fund health and care in England, making sure people have the support, care and treatment they need, with the compassion, respect and dignity they deserve.