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Table 1 Aspects of professional practice that could be important in preventing professional misconduct, as addressed in the questionnaire

From: Dealing with professional misconduct by colleagues in home care: a nationwide survey among nursing staff

Aspects of professional practice
Support and guidance by nurse managers
Transparent communication patterns
Regular performance appraisal interviews
Individual work support or supervision
Supplementary training
Personal development plan
Peer review
Discussing incidents
Using professional profiles/competence profiles/professional codes of ethics
Good communication between healthcare workers
Positive team climate/culture of openness
Flexibility in working hours
Ability to work reduced hours over a period of time if necessary
Sufficient staff
Suitably qualified staff