Is the Scope of Practice endangered by lack of vision?
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Is the Scope of Practice endangered by lack of vision?

Alan Garratt Staff nurse, Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust A&E department

When The Scope of Professional Practice was published in 1992 it was hailed as one of the UKCC’s most influential documents, with the potential to revolutionise nursing by extending the boundaries of practice. Is the Scope being implemented as originally visualised – or it is going to fail because of a lack of vision and imagination?

Nursing Standard. 13, 28,40-42. doi: 10.7748/ns1999.03.13.28.40.c7506

Published in print: 31 March 1999