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Effective leadership has never been more important in nursing, and world-leading research by nurses is already transforming lives, says Council of Deans of Health director Elisabeth Jelfs.
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Effective leadership has never been more important in nursing, and world-leading research by nurses is already transforming lives, says Council of Deans of Health director Elisabeth Jelfs

Trends in health and social care are changing how care is delivered. This is creating new roles for nurses, who are needed to supervise and coordinate work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, care homes and the community.

With more advanced care being delivered in people’s homes, the partnership between healthcare professionals, patients and their carers is increasingly important.

Every nurse and healthcare professional has a role in leading the delivery of high-quality care and ensuring patient safety. Leadership is core to the professional standards of practice and behaviour in the

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