Policy briefing

Professionalism

Helping nurses provide the best care possible is at the heart of new guidance on professionalism from the Nursing and Midwifery Council and chief nursing officers from across the UK.
Professionalism

Helping nurses provide the best care possible is at the heart of new guidance on professionalism from the Nursing and Midwifery Council and chief nursing officers from across the UK.

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Essential facts

Helping nurses provide the best care possible is at the heart of new guidance on professionalism from the Nursing and Midwifery Council and chief nursing officers from across the UK.

The guide sets out what professionalism looks like in everyday practice, and how the values of the code should be at the centre of all nursing and midwifery practice.

While everyone knows what good professionalism is when they see it, it can be hard to define, the regulator says.

‘Being an inspiring role model working in the best interests of people in your care, regardless of what position you hold and where you deliver care, is what brings

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