The dos and don’ts of submitting a written statement
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The dos and don’ts of submitting a written statement

Erin Dean Health journalist

The RCN’s quick reference guide will help you to avoid the common pitfalls

There are many occasions during a nurse’s career when they may be requested to provide a written statement. This could be for an inquest, as a witness to an incident involving a patient or colleague, for staff under investigation for an adverse incident, to raise concerns or, rarely, a police statement in criminal proceedings.

Nursing Standard. 36, 4, 24-25. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.4.24.s14

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