TITLE

(2) The Francis Report: Implications and consequences

AUTHOR(S)
Nolan, Peter
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Nursing Ethics;Nov2013, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p840
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the failure of the Mid Staffordshire hospital system in England, based on an investigation conducted by Robert Francis, chairman of the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust. The author cites witnesses who testified on the degree of negligence committed by heath care personnel which persisted despite the presence of accountability systems and regulation of care. It was emphasized that the National Health Service (NHS) should address this problem.
ACCESSION #
92021694

 

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