Enhancing patient well-being: advocacy or negotiation?

  title={Enhancing patient well-being: advocacy or negotiation?},
  author={Alan W. Bird},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  volume={20 3},
The United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visitors (UKCC) document, Exercising Accountability, states that the role of patient's advocate is an essential aspect of good professional nursing practice (1). The author examines the case for and against the nurse being the best person to act as advocate, and critically evaluates the… CONTINUE READING