The Emotional Labour of Nursing Revisited

Can Nurses Still Care? Second edition

by Pam Smith

Table of Contents

  • Caring and Compassion
  • Putting Their Toe in the Water: Collecting, Testing and Expecting Nurses to Care
  • Nothing is Really Said About Care: Defining Nursing Knowledge
  • You Learn From What's Wrong with the Patient: Defining Nursing Work
  • The Ward Sister and the Infrastructure of Emotion Work: Making it Visible on the
  • Ward from Ward Sister to Ward Manager and the Role of the Mentor
  • Death and Dying in Hospital: The Ultimate Emotional Labour
  • The Caring Trajectory: Caring Styles and Capacity Over Time
  • Conclusions