Clinical Pocket Reference Fundamental Care

ISBN: 978-1-908725-03-5




Effective nursing care requires knowledge, skills, and an understanding of the individual who is receiving care. Working within the context provided by McCormack and McCance in the ‘Person Centred Nursing Framework’, the DOH 6 Cs strategy, and The Code 2015 provided by the NMC, this resource supports the nursing student from classroom to clinical practice.

  • Essential guide to the importance and provision of person-centred care
  • Covers a range of fundamental skills central to daily practice
  • Supports communication with the patient, promoting the physical and psychological wellbeing of the patient at all times
  • Enables rapid reference and reflective thinking before and after shifts

Through the use of this new Clinical Pocket Reference care providers will become better informed about the key elements of care and empowered to deliver that care effectively and with compassion. Students on clinical placement and newly qualified nurses will find this resource invaluable.

For a full list of contents click on SEE INSIDE and enlarge.

“I am delighted to recommend… Clinical Pocket Reference Fundamental Care: A Person Centred Approach… this text occupies an important space in the person-centred nursing resource file.”

Professor Brendan McCormack, Queen Margaret University

Additional information


Juliet Bostwick, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, Andrew Kerry, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, Katie Mills, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK


Print, eBook




Spiral bound, laminated, 64pp; charts, tables & line drawings; 160x84mm