Chapter 2. The Development of Nursing as an Accountable Profession

  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. Susan McGann

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch2

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

How to Cite

McGann, S. (2008) The Development of Nursing as an Accountable Profession, in Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition (eds S. Tilley and R. Watson), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch2

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:

  • nurses' registration acts;
  • professional organisations;
  • british nurses' association;
  • teaching hospitals;
  • matrons' council

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical perspective

  • The British Nurses' Association

  • Professional registration

  • Political perspective

  • The war

  • Registration Act 1919

  • Conclusions