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Where the buck stops

Cornock, Marc (2008). Where the buck stops. Nursing Standard, 23(15-17) p. 64.

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Abstract

The article offers suggestions for nurses in Great Britain to take care of issues related to accountability, responsibility and law. It is stated that an accountable nurse is one who delegates the care of a patient and who ensures that the task has been properly performed by nursing students. It is stated that from a legal perspective, the action of the student or support worker must be monitored by the person who is accountable while care is being performed.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0029-6570
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care > Nursing
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Item ID: 15922
Depositing User: Users 9047 not found.
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2009 14:15
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:22
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/15922
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