The RCN dignity survey: implications for leaders

Gallagher, Ann, Wainwright, Paul, Baillie, Lesley and Ford, Pauline (2009) The RCN dignity survey: implications for leaders. Nursing Management, 16(4), pp. 12-16. ISSN (print) 1354-5760

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In response to concerns about a lack of dignity in care raised in the media and several studies, the RCN launched last year its dignity campaign, Dignity: At the heart of everything we do. A major part of this campaign was a dignity survey of more than 2000 nurses, nursing students and healthcare assistants, making it the largest dignity survey of the U.K. nursing workforce ever undertaken. This article outlines what some of the survey findings mean for nurse managers and leaders, and discusses the relationship between dignity and nursing.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Nursing and midwifery
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences (until 2013)
Depositing User: Paul Wainwright
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2010 16:01
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2010 16:01

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