Compassion amid a crisis: how to show it, maintain it and develop your skills
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Compassion amid a crisis: how to show it, maintain it and develop your skills

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

It’s an essential part of nursing, but should extend beyond patient care to self-care and compassion for colleagues

Compassion is at the heart of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code, which says that nurses must ‘treat people with kindness, respect and compassion’. It is also one of the 6Cs of nursing.

Nursing Standard. 36, 10, 10-12. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.10.10.s8

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