The Nursing Lecture 1979, sponsored by the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom and delivered in Birmingham, England on 7 November 1979.
Preserving the essence of nursing in a technological age*
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2006
Journal of Advanced Nursing
Volume 5, Issue 3, pages 245–260, May 1980
How to Cite
Henderson, V. A. (1980), Preserving the essence of nursing in a technological age. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 5: 245–260. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1980.tb03350.x
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2006
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2006
The author examines what the essence of nursing is. Then she goes on to seek the kind of administrators that will help preserve this essence. And the kind of research that will facilitate it as well as the practice manifested by it. She concludes that the essence of nursing —-basic nursing care is essential to human welfare.