Safe Practice


Keeping up to date with current evidence and literature is part of your responsibility and a requirement of your regulator - either the NMC or HPC.  Use the references in this unit, and also remember that The Knowledge Network is an excellent source of information and a site where you can share knowledge with peers.


Fowler J. (2011). Supporting self and others: from staff nurse to nurse consultant. Part 5: clinical supervision. British Journal Of Nursing. Vol. 20:13. p 830

Available through The Knowledge Network (using the EBSCOhost database):

  • Heath H (1998) Paradigm dialogues and dogma: finding a place for research, nursing models, and reflective practice. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 28, 2, 288-294.
  • Koivu A, Saarinen PI, Hyrkas K (2012) Who benefits from clinical supervision and how? The association between clinical supervision and the work-related well-being of female hospital nurses., Journal Of Clinical Nursing 2012 ; Vol. 21 (17-18), pp. 2567-78. Available through The Knowledge Network (using the EBSCOhost database).
  • Scrivener R et al (2011) Accountability and responsibility: Principle of Nursing Practice B. Nursing Standard 25, 29, 35-36. Available through The Knowledge Network (using the EBSCOhost database).