Treating patients with dignity — but what about hands-on care?

Research suggests health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their patients do. Although the UK has well-established local and national policies that champion the need to provide dignified care, breaches in dignity are still a problem with the NHS — and the study by Brunel University London has uncovered a potential gap between what patients expect and the focus of care professionals. —> Read More