Developing and supporting expansion of the nurse's role.

Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)

PubMedID: 9087060

Higgins M. Developing and supporting expansion of the nurse's role. Nurs Stand. 1997;11(24):41-4.
This article describes an initiative to comply with recommendations of the Calman Report (DoH 1991) on reducing junior doctors' hours through expanding the role of nurses. The author details the composition of the supporting training programmes developed and reports on an audit carried out to assess the effect of the programmes and expansion.