Importance Of Accountability In Nursing

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This paper will explore and discuss issues around accountability of registered nurses from legal, ethical and professional perspective. Relevant legal and ethical principles and theories will be explored and critically analysed. Statute law, case reports and professional guidance will be thoroughly examined as documents underpinning the subject of accountability in healthcare. Contemporary literature from peer-reviewed journals, text books and resources from professional regulatory bodies will be used to inform the discussion. Synthesis of the key issues and recommendations for practice will be offered in the conclusion. Accountability is an essential component of patient safety and effectively an essential component of professional nursing
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