19th December 2017

The role of nursing leadership in providing compassionate care

Our Director of Nursing Dr Barry Quinn publishes an article about the role of nursing leadership in providing compassionate care.

In this article, Dr Quinn discusses and explores the concept of leadership for the nursing profession against what is a challenging environment and the backdrop of a constantly changing landscape in the fields of health and social care. The aim of this article is to highlight that each nursing professional has an important role in leadership and it explores the  types of leadership and encourages nurses to consider what sort of leadership style they are most suited to.

In his article, Dr Quinn evidences how one of the core components of nursing and nursing leadership is the ability to provide compassionate care and he advocates that every nurse has an important role in leadership. In this article he explains the important aspects of leadership and how this is an intrinsic part of nursing.

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NS924 Quinn B [2017] Role of nursing leadership in providing compassionate care. Nursing Standard. 32, 16-19, 53-62.