0000001633 00000 n We also aim to provide information to the public. The code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates. London: Nursing & Midwifery Council. Firstly this assignment will describe person centred care and nursing care and comment on their importance within nursing practice. This provides a clear, consistent and positive message to patients, service users and colleagues about what they can expect of those who provide nursing or midwifery care. Applied to nursing and midwifery… endstream endobj 491 0 obj <>/Metadata 92 0 R/Pages 87 0 R/StructTreeRoot 94 0 R/Type/Catalog/ViewerPreferences<>>> endobj 492 0 obj <>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/Properties<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/TrimBox[0.0 0.0 419.528 595.276]/Type/Page>> endobj 493 0 obj <> endobj 494 0 obj <>stream As a nurse, midwife or nursing associate, you owe a duty of confidentiality to all those who are receiving care. The values and principles set out in the Code can be applied in a range of different practice settings, but they are not negotiable or discretionary. A-Call us 1300 197 177. 490 24 513 0 obj <>stream Fact sheet: Registration as a midwife and paramedic (dual registration) Fact sheet: Registration as a registered nurse and paramedic - dual registration. (2008). Revisions relate to the additions of new principles that have increased the total numbers of principles in the code from 54 to 61. 490 0 obj <> endobj 0000030037 00000 n A nursing PIN is hard gained and most nurses are proud of their Code - everyone understands what is expected of them. Fact sheet: Code of conduct for nurses and Code of conduct for midwives. 2.1 work in partnership with people to make sure you deliver care effectively, 2.2 recognise and respect the contribution that people can make to their own health and wellbeing, 2.3 encourage and empower people to share decisions about their treatment and care, 2.4 respect the level to which people receiving care want to be involved in decisions about their own health, wellbeing and care, 2.5 respect, support and document a person’s right to accept or refuse care and treatment, 2.6 recognise when people are anxious or in distress and respond compassionately and politely, 3.1 pay special attention to promoting wellbeing, preventing ill health and meeting the changing health and care needs of people during all life stages, 3.2 recognise and respond compassionately to the needs of those who are in the last few days and hours of life, 3.3 act in partnership with those receiving care, helping them to access relevant health and social care, information and support when they need it, 3.4 act as an advocate for the vulnerable, challenging poor practice and discriminatory attitudes and behaviour relating to their care, 4.1 balance the need to act in the best interests of people at all times with the requirement to respect a person’s right to accept or refuse treatment, 4.2 make sure that you get properly informed consent and document it before carrying out any action, 4.3 keep to all relevant laws about mental capacity that apply in the country in which you are practising, and make sure that the rights and best interests of those who lack capacity are still at the centre of the decision-making process, 4.4 tell colleagues, your manager and the person receiving care if you have a conscientious objection to a particular procedure and arrange for a suitably qualified colleague to take over responsibility for that person’s care (see the note below). Nurses and midwives must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia ... of ethics. �$���jhyL-;X�Q0-��"[���S��(�8��Bá2LJHd��b(*(hl���##� �d` We work to ensure these professionals have the knowledge and skills to deliver consistent, quality care that keeps people safe. The NMC code of conduct has been in place to ensure safety and high-quality care is given to patients (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2018). This commitment to professional standards is fundamental to being part of a profession. Nursing codes of ethics and conduct are features of professional practice across the world, and in the UK, the regulator has recently consulted on and published a new code. The code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia released the new Code of conduct for nurses and Code of conduct for midwives on 1 March 2018. The nursing and midwifery council code (NMC) 2015 is a code of conduct that contains professional standards of practice and behavior mannerisms that registered nurses and midwifes must adhere too when in practice. When telling your employers, this includes telling (i) any person, body or organisation you are employed by, or intend to be employed by, as a nurse, midwife or nursing associate; and (ii) any person, body or organisation with whom you have an arrangement to provide services as a nurse, midwife or nursing associate.
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