The new Code of Professional Conduct
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The new Code of Professional Conduct

Martin Semple Senior Lifelong Learning Fellow, RCN Institute Wales, Cardiff
Stuart Cable Senior Lifelong Learning Fellow, RCN Institute Scotland, Edinburgh

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has approved a new Code of Professional Conduct (NMC 2002a). This article discusses the main elements of the new code, examines the implications for the profession and encourages you to think about the implications for your own nursing practice. It identifies actions that you should take to comply with the code.

Learning Disability Practice. 6, 4, 30-38. doi: 10.7748/ldp2003.05.6.4.30.c1526

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martin.semple@rcn.org.uk

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