Continuous care across teams: Principle of Nursing Practice G
Mark Platt Policy adviser, Patient and public involvement, RCN, London
Lynn Young Primary healthcare adviser, RCN, London
Amanda Cheesley Long-term conditions adviser, RCN, London
This is the eighth article in a nine-part series describing the Principles of Nursing Practice developed by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in collaboration with patient and service organisations, the Department of Health, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, nurses and other healthcare professionals. This article discusses Principle G, the need for nurses to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to improve patient outcomes.
Nursing Standard. 25, 34,31-33. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.04.25.34.31.c8468