Nurses reminded about Code of Conduct

Trinidad & Tobago Newsday, May 27, 2007 The Nursing Council of Trinidad and Tobago has reminded nurses of their primary responsibility “to protect and enhance the well being and dignity of the persons entrusted” to their care. In newspaper advertisements published yesterday, the Council referred to the Code of Professional Conduct which governs nursing practice, conduct and relationships. The notice continued, “The Code also directs the nurse to ensure that no action or omission on his/her part or within his/her sphere of influence is detrimental to the condition or safety of the patients and their family. ..." Nurses