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Introducing matrons' ward rounds to improve care

VOL: 101, ISSUE: 27, PAGE NO: 26Heather Sud, RGN, is modern matron (surgery) at Mayday University Hospital, SurreyMost people who have experience of hospitals, either as nurses or patients, will be familiar with ward rounds. But why exactly should modern matrons wish to incorporate ward rounds into their new role? Anecdotal evidence suggests that with a degree of modification, ward rounds can perform a number of useful functions.

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