Helping nurses to integrate health and social care
Resources include a toolkit to support nurse leaders to make decisions about service redesign
Nurses who are helping to drive the integration of health and social care in Scotland will benefit from a new competency framework.
Developed jointly by the RCN, the Scottish Executive Nurse Directors (SEND) group and NHS Education for Scotland (NES), the framework has been designed to support senior nurses who sit on integration authority (IA) boards. There is also a toolkit supporting nurse leaders to make complex decisions about the redesign of integrated services.
‘By bringing health and social care together, the idea is to enhance services for patients and families through working collaboratively,’ explains RCN Scotland director Theresa Fyffe.
‘Potentially it can improve outcomes, but it’s tough. You have to step back and look at how you work. It’s a completely...
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