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Hospital staff take pride in levels of care
STAFF at Salisbury District Hospital shared best practice, celebrated achievements and highlighted improvements to patient care at the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust’s Putting PRIDE Into Our Practice – Making Every Contact Count event.
The event reflected the chief nursing officer for England’s vision to have staff who provide care to patients that centres around six key values and behaviours.
It also complemented the key themes and recommendations in the recent Francis Report, which covered the public inquiry into the care and treatment at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
Tracey Nutter, director of nursing, said: “It’s important that all NHS staff have a set of values and behaviours that ensure they provide good quality, safe care, and that we continue to celebrate achievements and share best practice as widely as we can.
“This event focused on the main national values of care and compassion and the factors that ensure that staff have the skills and knowledge that they need to provide the very best care that they can for their patients.
“It also gave us an opportunity to highlight the excellent work that takes place here in Salisbury and ensure that this is shared with our staff across the hospital.”