Privacy: what does it mean for children’s nurses?
Imelda Charles-Edwards Programme director for the BSc (Hons), Child Health Nursing, RCN Institute
Jane Brotchie Freelance author, social researcher and editor
Children and young people have a right to privacy and respect. However, conflict can arise, particularly in relation to family life, which cannot be side-stepped by nurses. This article gives an overview of the legal and ethical rights of children and young people.
Nursing Children and Young People. 17, 5,38-43. doi: 10.7748/paed2005.06.17.5.38.c996
Published in print: 01 June 2005