Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Stephen Tilley B.A., R.M.N., PhD.1 and
  2. Roger Watson B.Sc., PhD., R.G.N., C.Biol., F.I.Biol., I.L.T.M., F.R.S.A.2
  1. Roger Watson and
  2. Stephen Tilley

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch1

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Watson, R. and Tilley, S. (2004) Introduction, in Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition (eds S. Tilley and R. Watson), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Senior Lecturer, Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  2. 2

    Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Social Work and Applied Health Studies, University of Hull, Hull

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064694

Online ISBN: 9780470774564

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Keywords:

  • nursing;
  • accountability;
  • clinical governance;
  • midwifery;
  • professionalism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical perspective

  • An accountant looks at nursing

  • Accountability and clinical governance

  • Accountability and the law

  • A policy perspective

  • An NHS trust perspective

  • A manager speaks

  • Caring for children

  • Learning disabilities

  • Midwifery

  • Community nursing

  • Mental health nursing

  • Research

  • Conclusion