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In this chapter, the Person-centred Nursing Framework developed by McCormack and McCance [1, 2] will be described, and an updated framework will be presented. This will be placed in the context of the origins of the framework, which are founded on the concepts of caring and person-centredness. The evolution of the framework will be discussed, highlighting the changes over time that have characterised its development. The position of the Person-centred Nursing Framework as a middle-range theory will be explored and placed in the context of nursing theory development as a basis for practice. Finally, we will illustrate the centrally of the framework to knowledge generation that demonstrates a strong relationship between the theory, practice and research of person-centred practice.

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McCormack, B., McCance, T. (2021). The Person-Centred Nursing Framework. In: Dewing, J., McCormack, B., McCance, T. (eds) Person-centred Nursing Research: Methodology, Methods and Outcomes. Springer, Cham.

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