Principles of Nursing Practice: development and implementation
Kim Manley Lead, Quality, Standards and Innovation Unit; Royal College of Nursing, London
Chris Watts Project manager, Evidence into Practice Team; Royal College of Nursing, London
Geraldine Cunningham Head, Learning and Development Institute; Royal College of Nursing, London
Janet Davies Director, Nursing and service delivery; Royal College of Nursing, London
This article, the first in a nine-part series, describes the development of the recent Principles of Nursing Practice initiative. It provides an overview of the Principles, the objectives that informed them and the challenges experienced in their development.
Nursing Standard. 25, 27,35-37. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.03.25.27.35.c8388