Collaborative working with patients and their families

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Date Published:
05 May 2015
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18 May 2015

This practice question has be published with the kind permission of the Royal College of Nursing

‘Person-centred care’ is a much-used phrase in nursing. According to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2010), nurses must ‘be responsible and accountable for safe, compassionate, person-centred, evidence-based nursing that respects and maintains dignity and human rights’.