The Prime Minister’s Commission on the Future of Nursing and Midwifery has called on nurses to reiterate their commitment to NHS values and the NMC code; ensure optimal use of public resources; and get more involved with health policy and the public health agenda.
The pledge, one of the commission’s key recommendations, is designed to to complement the NMC code of practice and underline the NHS Constitution.
But it has already caused some controversy among nurses. What do you think? Will you sign the pledge?