IV Medicine Administration. Legal and Professional Issues. September 2009. Why expand roles?. Clinical need Nurses CAN - The NMC supports this growth in expertise Legislation supports this development Reduction in junior doctors working hours Ultimately it will benefit the patient.
Legal and Professional Issues
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New Code launched 1st May 2008
DelegationCode of Conduct
You must establish that anyone you delegate to is able to carry out your instructions
You must confirm that the outcome of any delegated task meets the required standards
You must make sure that everyone you are responsible for is supervised and supportedDelegation
- Employer 53%
- Public 9%
482 cases heard
Each NHS Acute Division has two forms of liability in Negligence:
The employer will usually only support the employee if they have practiced within local policies and procedures.