Delegation: a powerful tool in the right hands
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Delegation: a powerful tool in the right hands

Jennifer Eaton Third-year nursing student, University of Chester

Delegation is a skill that newly qualified nurses need to learn. Nursing student Jennifer Eaton declares her own confusion with the concept and describes the principles of doing it effectively

This article describes the skill of delegation and its importance in providing effective nursing care. It highlights the confusion over the concept, and outlines the views of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, which are included in its Code of Conduct.

Learning Disability Practice. 12, 8,30-31. doi: 10.7748/ldp2009.10.12.8.30.c7311

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