Effective communication: Principle of Nursing Practice E
Anne Casey Information standards officer, RCN, London
Alison Wallis Ehealth nursing adviser, RCN, London
This is the sixth 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 user organisations, the Department of Health, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, nurses and other healthcare professionals. The article discusses Principle E, effective communication, and provides some examples of good practice.
Nursing Standard. 25, 32, 35-37. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.04.25.32.35.c8450