NHS England's new framework for nursing and allied health professionals could help them to improve care for patients, family and carers by following its 10 commitments
Oxtoby K (2016) The 10 commitments: what they mean to nursing. Nursing Times; 112: 26, 16-18. In 2012, the chief nursing officer for England launched the Compassion in Practice strategy for nursing, which included the 6Cs. This has been followed in May 2016 by an NHS England publication for nursing, midwifery and care staff that builds on the 6Cs and provides a framework around 10 commitments. This article summarises the framework and recommendations for good practice.