Standards of nursing care 1987-1997.

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As Nursing Standard celebrates its tenth anniversary, Alison Kitson concludes our series by nursing leaders with her personal recollections of the RCN Standard Setting programme and how it has influenced her role as director of the RCN Institute

The RCN standards of care programme was established in 1987 as part of a wider initiative to improve the quality of nursing care. In the beginning its director, Alison Kitson, worked with groups of nurses to introduce the first concepts of nursing and health quality. Here, she describes how the programme developed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-33
Number of pages2
JournalNursing Standard
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


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