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Saying sorry: the legal implications

Cornock, Marc (2011). Saying sorry: the legal implications. Paediatric Nursing, 23(2) pp. 22–23.

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Abstract

Anecdotal evidence suggests that nurses believe they should not say sorry when an adverse event or act of negligence has occurred in case they are sued or reported to the Nursing and Midwifery Council. However, this article argues that saying sorry in such circumstances is not an admission of liability but rather a standard to which all nurses should aspire.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 RCN Publishing Company Ltd.
ISSN: 0962-9513
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: 28358
Depositing User: Marc Cornock
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2011 10:07
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/28358
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