Chapter 5. The Legal Accountability of the Nurse

  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. John Tingle

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch5

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Tingle, J. (2008) The Legal Accountability of the Nurse, in Accountability in Nursing and Midwifery, Second Edition (eds S. Tilley and R. Watson), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774564.ch5

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

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • healthcare;
  • rights of patients;
  • health quality institutions;
  • human rights;
  • legal accountability

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Legal Accountability

  • Conclusion