Magnet - Our journey to nursing excellence
It is our ambition to be nationally and internationally recognised for excellence in care, and our journey to Magnet excellence has helped us to achieve this. Magnet recognition will build on our solid foundations evidenced by the 'Outstanding for Caring' rating from the Care Quality Commission.
*Public Notice - Magnet Recognition Program® - City Hospital Site Vist*
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What is Magnet® recognition?
Magnet® is the most esteemed accreditation globally awarded for care excellence.
The American Nurses Credentialing Centre ( ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program designates organisations worldwide where nursing leaders successfully align their nursing strategic goals to improve the organisation’s patient outcomes.
The Magnet Recognition Program provides a roadmap to nursing excellence, which benefits the whole of an organisation.
To nurses, Magnet Recognition means working in a culture of shared decision-making, education and development through every career stage and support for evidence-based practice, research and innovation leading to greater autonomy at the bedside.
To patients, it means the very best care, delivered by nurses and interdisciplinary teams who are supported to be the very best that they can be.
Why are we applying for Magnet recognition?
Magnet creates a framework to support an excellent work place culture and advances three goals within healthcare organisations:
- exemplary clinical care
- excellent patient experience
- excellent staff experience to promote job satisfaction and retention