How to delegate – and how not to: tips on team working and leadership

Delegation develops staff skills and confidence. Here’s what you need to know to do it well

Delegation helps individuals and teams develops skills and confidence. Here’s what you need to know to do it well

  • No one has the time and resources to do everything themselves, so being able to delegate is a vital skill in nursing
  • An ability to lead and coordinate care is something every nurse will need at every stage of their career, and part of the NMC code
  • Advice on delegating as part of everyday practice, maintaining accountability, offering and seeking feedback and building trust within your team

Delegation is an important part of nursing and something every nurse, from newly qualified to chief nursing officer, has to do.

But what


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