The NHS values
- Working together for patients
- Respect and dignity
- Commitment to quality of care
- Improving lives
- Everyone counts
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Compassionate care ties closely with respect and dignity. Individual patients, carers and relatives must be treated with sensitivity and kindness. The business of the NHS extends beyond providing clinical care and includes alleviating pain, distress, and making people feel valued, recognising that their concerns are important.
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