Title of ArticleBeing inspired by innovative nurses
Type of ArticleIdeas and influences
Author/sKatrina Lewis
ReferenceVolume 2, Issue 2, Article 14
Date of PublicationNovember 2012
KeywordsCost-efficiency, innovation, procurement, QIPP

Innovative practice has always been important for nurses; developing new ideas, learning from each other and implementing what works best are at the heart of many of the major steps forward nurses have made for our patients over the years.

Nursing is, without question, one of the most innovative professions. Nurses have a unique relationship with patients; it lies at the heart of wanting and needing to provide the best care possible. At a time when the Government is demanding that billions of pounds are cut from NHS budgets, the need to encourage and develop innovative practice has never been so great. Yet, in order to see new ideas delivered on the ground, nurses need to be supported; they need to be given the freedom to shape their own practice and to share it.

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