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Jacqueline Elton

Nursing Associate Module Leader, Centre for Clinical Practice & Leicestershire School of Nursing Associates

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Words matter: does the new RCN definition of nursing devalue the RNA?

‘The unique function of the nurse is to assist the individual, sick or well, in performance of those activities contributing to health or its recovery (or to peaceful death) that he would perform...

COVID and coerced consent: a breach of the Code?

‘In order for an apparent consent … to be less than a true consent … there must be such a degree of external influence as to persuade the patient to depart from her own wishes.’ .

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