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A clinical pocket reference provides key information that a healthcare practitioner will require on placement and in practice, selected by experienced teachers/practitioners, clearly written and presented, drawn from a wide range of different sources, packaged in an easily accessible portable format suitable for pocket or mobile devices. Creating a person-centred environment for care lies at the heart of all clinical practice. This resource will provide support and information for nursing and nursing associate students and all qualified nurses, no matter what their experience. It will also support other healthcare professionals caring for and supporting adults and their families, including those working in nursing and care homes and in the community. The resource works within the context established by McCormack and McCance in their Person-Centred Nursing Framework, the DH 6Cs strategy, the NMC Code, and the new practice and proficiency standards provided by the NMC from 2018/19. This resource: encourages safe, confident nursing with a holistic approach; emphasizes person-centred care between individuals and you the practitioner whatever your role; supports communication between individuals, promoting physical and psychological wellbeing of the person; encourages reflective practice. Updated content includes more on nutrition and hydration, latest thinking and research on person-centred care and initiatives, mental health and learning disability. For the newly qualified and registered nurse it assists review, reflection and revalidation.