Better leadership might ensure physiological needs are paramount
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Better leadership might ensure physiological needs are paramount

Susan Osborne @SusanSSA Chair, Safe Staffing Alliance

What has happened to nurses ensuring patients’ physiological needs are met? Following a recent hospital admission, I have been reflecting on this. The care provided by the medical staff and most of the nursing staff was excellent. But in terms of meeting a patient’s physiological needs, it feels nursing has lost its understanding of the complexity of human behaviour.

Nursing Standard. 32, 23,30-30. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.23.30.s21

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