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Double Jeopardy -missed care for the vulnerable in community settings.

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Inequitable access of the world's population to quality health services is still a problem, despite the fact that good health and wellbeing are recognised as a fundamental human rights (United Nations, 2016). Reducing inequities in health is a major focus of international policy (World Health Organisation, 2015) and in the context of an ever-aging population, world recession, limited resources, and to promote independence in health, community care schemes are gaining increasing popularity (Phelan et al 2017). Indeed there is evidence of tremendous success with community nursing interventions, even in under-resourced countries such as Cuba, which manages to provide exemplary home based nursing care to the population (Lynch 2017). This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Name: Journal of clinical nursing
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