Tag Archives: Professionalism

Professionalism in Nursing and Midwifery (NMC)

Summary The Nursing and Midwifery Council has published a guide to professionalism in the practice of nursing and midwifery, covering advice on applying the values from the Code (the code of professional conduct). This was launched on International Nurses Day, … Continue reading

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Professional Behaviour: Guidance For Medical Schools and Students (GMC / MSC / HEE)

Summary The General Medical Council (GMC) and Medical Schools Council (MSC) have released guidance for medical students concerning professional behaviour and “fitness to practise”. This broad-ranging guidance is based on the GMC’s core “Good medical practice” code of ethics for … Continue reading

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Compassion in Practice: 6Cs Live! Week of Action (NHS England)

Summary The Compassion in Practice 6CsLive! Week of Action, hosted by the national Nursing Support Team at NHS England, starts on Monday July 21st 2014. Read more: Compassion in Practice 6Cs Live! Week of Action 21st July – 25th July 2014.

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Professional Standards Authority Report on NMC (BBC News / Department of Health)

Summary The Nursing and Midwifery Council has been criticised by the Professional Standards Authority over its handling of disciplinary cases. Full Text Link Reference Hughes, D. (2014). Mid-Staffs scandal: Nursing and Midwifery Council criticised. London: BBC Health News, March 31st … Continue reading

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The Francis Inquiry Re-Interpreted in the Light of Classic Social Psychology Experiments

Summary The Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry goes into some detail when considering the impact of social influences on nursing staff and other NHS employees. Volume 3, in particular, has large sections dedicated to NHS culture and values. … Continue reading

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Mental Health Professionals AMHP Competency Tool (College of Social Work)

Summary The College of Social Work has produced tool designed to help social workers working as approved mental health professionals (AMHPs) to meet the professional development requirements for registration. This document enables social worker AMHPs to map their continuing professional … Continue reading

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Three-Yearly Checks on Nurses and Midwives? (BBC News)

Summary Nurses and midwives in the UK might soon face the requirement of three-yearly checks under proposals put forward by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. These plans, which are partly a reaction to the Francis Inquiry Report, may come into force by the end of 2015, … Continue reading

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Leading Networks in Healthcare (Health Foundation)

Summary The Health Foundation’s improvement programme has been promoting networks in healthcare to link experts for the better exchange of ideas, advice, support and training. This report on network leadership and development discusses what has been learned so far in … Continue reading

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Standards of Conduct for Nursing Practice (NMC)

Summary 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. Full Text Link Reference … Continue reading

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Nursing Leader Makes Proposals For Health Trusts, Staffing Levels and Professional Culture (BBC News)

Summary Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, is proposing that health trusts should publish and justify their staffing levels at least twice a year. Her call, to be made at a conference in Manchester today, is an attempt to address concerns over neglect and abuse … Continue reading

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