The clinical nurse consultants (CNCs), one in each ICU pod, issue the first edition of a regular newsletter.
These positions are new to the ICU, having commenced at the beginning of the year. The four key components of CNC roles are:
- Advanced Nursing Practice
- Improving service delivery
- Research and education
- Consultancy – nursing and medical.
These new posts are intended to provide better outcomes for patients by improving services and quality, strengthening of leadership, improvements in the competency of other health care professionals and a new career opportunity to help retain experienced and expert nurses.
To date all KPIs appear to being met with great success. Clcik here to view their first report.Back to 2013 News