The case for duty of care
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The case for duty of care

Mike Paynter Consultant nurse, Urgent care at Bridgwater Community Hospital, Somerset, England

Being the subject of a clinical negligence claim can be distressing, but don’t forget NHS trusts can offer support

In many emergency departments (EDs) in the UK, nurse practitioners manage at least half of all patients. In minor injury and urgent care units, almost all patients will be seen and treated by nurse practitioners.

Emergency Nurse. 26, 1, 16-16. doi: 10.7748/en.26.1.16.s15

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