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Vital Notes on Accountability is a concise, accessible guide which provides students and newly qualified staff with an understanding of key issues in professional practice. Nurses are accountable for their own practice and require a thorough understanding of their core responsibilities which underpin everyday practice in the health service today. This introductory text in the 'Vital Notes for Nurses' series sets out a framework for accountability which consists of four 'pillars' - legal, ethical, employment and professional accountability - against which clinical issues can be considered. Presents legal, ethical, employment and professional issues in an accessible way Explores accountability, professional regulation, sources of funding and treatment in the health service Examines complaints, human rights, negligence, consent, and confidentiality Explores further applications in accountability Each chapter includes learning objectives, scenarios and case studies

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405122795
ISBN-10: 140512279X
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 170mm x 11mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Helen Caulfield

Helen Caulfield is a Solicitor and Policy Advisor at the RCN. She is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel and a leading expert on regulation and health law effecting nursing.

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