Role Of The Nursing And Midwifery Council

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This assignment will discuss the role of the Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC) in protecting the public of the United Kingdom. It will also discuss the NMC’s standard of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives. The author will then identify and discuss the professionalism nurses and midwives display within their and job and ‘the code’ they’re required to follow. The author will then go into detail about how nurses and midwives are tasked with maintaining a patient’s holistic health through professional judgement whilst sticking to the code of conduct. Following on the author will then discuss current issues with the effectiveness of the NMC and the current areas on concern with the regulatory body, giving their opinion on how these areas could be resolved. Finally the author will outline and evaluate the term confidentiality and how health professionals such as nurses maintain a patient’s confidentiality and when sometimes it can be justifiable to breach this. The author will then conclude the assignment by evaluating the overall effectiveness of the NMC and the Nurses and Midwives which uphold the NMC’s code.
Well what is an adult nurse and what does their job role entail?
Adult nurses check patients ' progress and decide with doctors what care to give. They may also advise and support patients and their relatives. (https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobprofiles/Pages/adultnurse.aspx)/
Some of the work activities that an adult…
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