Leadership and responsive care: Principle of Nursing Practice H
Christine McKenzie Learning and development facilitator, RCN, London
Kim Manley Formerly lead, Quality, Standards and Innovation Unit, RCN, London
This is the final 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 H, the need for leadership among staff and the provision of care that is responsive to individuals’ needs.
Nursing Standard. 25, 35, 35-37. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.05.25.35.35.c8496