Health and Social Care Policy and Practice

  • Benjamin Gray


Project 2000 (UKCC 1986) is based on the principle that nurses must have a flexible and conceptually driven education. This is seen to allow nurses to work in a variety of clinical and nonclinical settings in a rapidly changing National Health Service, during a time of constant change in nursing. Nurses are educated so as to be able to monitor, reflect upon, and assess their practice. This leads some to argue—in quite different ways—that nursing is becoming more academic and research based and the target of harsh ministerial and media criticism (Phillips 1999; Aldridge 1994; Smith 1992, 2005).


Domestic Violence Child Abuse Social Exclusion Student Nurse Emotional Labor 
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  • Benjamin Gray
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  1. 1.Wivenhoe, EssexUK

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