- •The case of Ms B throws up some interesting issues regarding the role of the nurse in assisting patients in making and implementing their decisions
- •The High Court transcript makes it clear who the voices with influence in legal matters were, and why the decisions they took were made
- •Absent from the myriad voices is that of the profession of nursing. Are nurses silenced by professional boundaries, the legal framework or lack of confidence?
- •The concept of nursing advocacy is once again thrown into relief and critical questions need asking about the limits of professional nursing practice