The Institute of Community Health Nursing (ICHN) is a professional and educational body representing Community Nursing throughout the State. Founded in 1985, it now represents community nurses associated with the Public Health Nursing service from the areas of clinical practice, education, practice development and management. The ICHN is developing as a modern and dynamic organization, which continues to empower community health nursing by providing a voice through leadership and advocacy.
Our members are dedicated individuals who support each other through the ICHN in developing the community nursing profession. The ICHN directs its focus on four key areas;