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Implications for practice and research
Patients’ experiences of compassion and lack of compassion contribute to current understanding of complexity within compassionate nursing practice.
Patients believe that nurses can develop compassionate practice through exposure to vignettes of their experiences.
Further research on patient experiences could help identify how to enable ‘fleeting acts’ that convey compassion.
Compassion is not a new concept within healthcare.1 However, compassion has become the focus of much research and debate during the past 10 years, following reports of lack of compassion within UK healthcare practice. This recent intense focus has addressed many aspects of …
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