Posted by:8 October, 2012
Should a nurse always be present on a doctors’ ward round?
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have suggested there has been a gradual erosion of “good ward rounds” and have launched new guidance to ensure that there is a standard of practice across all hospitals. The quality of rounds must improve to ensure that patients are seen as people and not conditions, they said.
From Behind the Rituals
Why do you do the things you do? How much of nursing practice is based on ritual and myth and how much on sound evidence? If you have a ritual you’d like to discuss here, email firstname.lastname@example.org