Professional codes in healthcare – a scoping review

Derek Collings-Hughes, Ruth Townsend, Brett Williams

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Professional ethical codes are an important part of healthcare. They are part of the professionalisation of an occupation, are used for regulation of the professions, and are intended to guide ethical behaviour in healthcare. However, so far little is known about the practical use of professional codes in healthcare.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages20
JournalNursing Ethics
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2021


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