A Study on Knowledge of Legal Aspects Related to Cancer among Nurses | Original Article
Nursing is an integral part of the health care system and nurses direct their energies towards the prevention, promotion, maintenance & restoration of health. The role of nurses has expanded rapidly within the past two decades to include expertise specialization, autonomy & accountability. The patient is considered the consumer of nursing & health care. With the advent of the Consumer protection Act of 2006, which has been drastically widened by the amendment of 2003 all professionals i.e. medical, architects, solicitors, chartered accountants etc have come within the purview of the Act.