Volunteer Work

Nursing Volunteer Work

Protect Yourself – Nursing Volunteer Work

Many organisations rely heavily on the generosity of volunteer nurses to carry out their missions. Volunteers offer much needed health care services across the world including the UK. The government has made provisions for the exemption of volunteers from being sued in cases of accident and negligence. However, there is still confusion regarding the scope of practice and liability of nurse volunteers. It is for this reason that nurses should educate themselves on the potential ramifications of nursing volunteer work. Below are some important points to consider before offering your services pro bono: Criminal Record Check – DBS If you are a […]