HOT OFF THE PRESS… NMC announce new code of conduct

NMC Nursing Code

You saw it here first… So what’s changed in the Code? The Code describes the professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives. Four themes describe what nurses and midwives are expected to do: * prioritise people * practise effectively * preserve safety and * promote professionalism and trust. There have been changes in healthcare and society since the … Read More

Agency NursesHOT OFF THE PRESS… NMC announce new code of conduct

Appraisals – what do they mean to you?

nurse appraisal

There is a lot of discussion regarding appraisals in the nursing press at the moment. The NMC wants to use employers’ staff appraisals in its new system of revalidation, despite concerns about the quality of appraisals. This had me thinking… As nurses: do we get good appraisals? do we have a clear understanding of our role? do we have an … Read More

Agency NursesAppraisals – what do they mean to you?