Now in its second edition, Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcare: An Introduction continues to provide all the information nursing and healthcare students need to know about `what is legal' and `how to decide what is right' in order to practise safely and ethically. Graham Avery focuses directly on the vital areas - such as negligence, consent, confidentiality, and professional conduct - with a practical and accessible approach aimed at healthcare students as well as practitioners.
Key features include:
a new chapter on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.Up-to-date information related to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Francis Report.Real life case studies to help students think critically about difficult clinical situations.End-of-chapter scenarios activities with suggested answers to reinforce knowledge.
Qualified as a Registered Nurse and holding an MA in Medical Law and Ethics, Graham Avery is a Lecturer at the University of Essex.