Nursing And Midwifery Council ( Nmc ) Code ( 2015 ) On Confidentiality And Anonymity

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The report focuses on a fictitious character, no reference to place names, services or related publications that are not available in the public domain will be made. This is in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code (2015) on confidentiality and anonymity. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says health is “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (WHO, 1946). Therefore “health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behaviour towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions” (WHO, 2015). These determinants of health are best seen in the rainbow model of health, see appendix 1 (Dahlgren and Whitehead, 1991). The report focuses on Rob, see appendix 2, who lives in a shared house in a small town in South Wales which will not be named. Within the report the ways the nurse can help Rob will be discussed.

The area is ranked 10 out of 1909 LSOAs (Lower Layer Super Output Areas) in Wales, which places it among the 10% most deprived (Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD), 2014). It is reported as a very ethnically and socially diverse area, see appendix 4. It is has high levels of socio-economic deprivation, see appendix 5. It is among the 10% most deprived areas in Wales for education (WIMD, 2014) see appendix 6. Which relates greatly to Rob as he left school at 16 with few

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