Nmc Code of Conduct

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NMC Code-Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.

The people in your care must be able to trust you with their health and wellbeing.
For this I will treat people in my care with equity and respect their dignity at all times. I will make the care of people my first concern. I will work with others to protect and ensure safe health and wellbeing of those in my care, their families and the wider community. I will provide a high standard of practice and care at all times. I will always be open and honest, act with integrity and always will uphold the reputation of my profession.

As a professional, you are personally accountable for actions and omissions in your practice and must always be able to justify
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You must work with colleagues to monitor the quality of your work and maintain the safety of those in your care • 23. You must facilitate students and others to develop their competence
Work effectively as part of a team. • 24. You must work cooperatively within teams and respect the skills, expertise and contributions of your colleagues • 25. You must be willing to share your skills and experience for the benefit of your colleagues • 26. You must consult and take advice from colleagues when appropriate • 27. You must treat your colleagues fairly and without discrimination • 28. You must make a referral to another practitioner when it is in the best interests of someone in your care
Delegate effectively. • 29. You must establish that anyone you delegate to is able to carry out your instructions • 30. You must confirm that the outcome of any delegated task meets required standards • 31. You must make sure that everyone you are responsible for is supervised and supported
Manage risk. • 32. You must act without delay if you believe that you, a colleague or anyone else may be putting someone at risk • 33. You must inform someone in authority if you experience problems that prevent you working within this code or other nationally agreed standards • 34. You must report your concerns in writing if problems in the environment of care are putting people at risk
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