This code, originally published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in 2008, defines the foundations for good nursing and midwifery practice, and specifies the fundamentals for safeguarding the health and wellbeing of the public.
The code: Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives. London: Nursing and Midwifery Council, April 2008.
Possibly of interest, if only from the viewpoint of cognitive dissonance, are the results of a survey, by Royal College of Nursing, concerning the negative privately held impressions of front-line nursing staff about their last shift.
Triggle, N. (2017). NHS staff shortages ‘mean patients dying alone’ in hospitals. London: BBC Health News, September 29th 2017.