What does family-centred care mean to nurses and how do they think it could be enhanced in practice.

@article{Coyne2011WhatDF,
  title={What does family-centred care mean to nurses and how do they think it could be enhanced in practice.},
  author={Imelda Coyne and Colleen O'Neill and Maryanne Murphy and Thomas Costello and Rita O'Shea},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={67 12},
  pages={2561-73}
}
AIM This paper is a report of the qualitative findings of a multisite survey in seven children's units in Ireland. In this survey, nurses caring for children identified their practice and perception of family-centred care. BACKGROUND International research has identified inconsistencies with the provision and application of family-centred care in practice. Existing research studies illustrate barriers to family-centred care including nurses' attitudes to families and a lack of support and… CONTINUE READING

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