Care: A Superior Ideal For Nursing
Christine Wilson, RGON, BA, Dip. Soc. Sci. (Nursing), MCNANZ, Lecturer Whitiria Polytechnic
Reference: Wilson,C. (1994). Care: A Superior Ideal For Nursing. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 9(1), 4-11.
At some time every nurse in New Zealand will have used the word ‘care’ or ‘caring’ to describe his or her daily work. In 1989 more nurses claimed ‘care’ or ‘caring’ to be the most important part of their work than any other aspect of nursing (Walton, 1989:25).