Policy briefing

Enabling professionalism in practice

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals.

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals

Essential facts

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

It sets out what professionalism looks like in everyday practice, and how the values of the NMC Code should be at the centre of all nursing and midwifery practice.

While everyone recognises good professionalism when they see it, it can be difficult to define, the regulator says.

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