Vital Notes for Nurses: Accountability
Vital Notes on Accountability is a concise, accessible guidewhich provides students and newly qualified staff with anunderstanding of key issues in professional practice. Nurses areaccountable for their own practice and require a thoroughunderstanding of their core responsibilities which underpineveryday practice in the health service today.
This introductory text in the ‘Vital Notes forNurses’ series sets out a framework for accountability whichconsists of four ‘pillars’ - legal, ethical, employmentand professional accountability - against which clinical issues canbe considered.
* Presents legal, ethical, employment and professional issues inan accessible way