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Nursing & Healthcare Ethics

19 December 2022

This text covers a range of ethical issues affecting nurses and other healthcare professionals. Authors Simon Robinson and Owen Doody take a holistic and practical approach, focusing on dialogue around ethical decision-making. It focuses on the responsibility of professionals and the importance of shared responsibility in healthcare practice. This edition covers contemporary topics such as the duty of candour, recent cases such as the Mid Staffs scandal, and ethical perspectives on vulnerable groups such as; people with disabilities, dementia and people with enduring mental illness. It builds on professional identity and personal development as part of continuous learning. This text aims to enable ethical engagement in an ever-changing healthcare environment and is a must for anyone serious about ethics in healthcare.