Right to a second opinion could empower nurses
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Right to a second opinion could empower nurses

Clare Hird Sepsis and infection nurse specialist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A new framework – Martha’s rule – could help nurses raise concerns in hospitals, a sepsis nurse specialist believes

Media coverage of the events leading up to the death of Martha Mills, a 13-year-old girl who died in hospital while under the care of a paediatric team, has brought attention to the issue of how clinical teams respond to concerns raised by relatives.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 23, 1, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/cnp.23.1.12.s6

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