News and practice for nurse educators
Mentors play a crucial role in supporting and assessing student nurses, yet many find the role challenging. A trust developed support for mentors at the point of care
A lead mentor role has been developed to promote high standards of nurse mentorship across a large health board. Evaluation so far shows positive results
Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach
Achieving the recommended compression rate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be difficult, but music can help to improve skills in the short term
Choosing the right recruits to education programmes, and providing appropriate educational content, will foster compassion among nursing students
The Foundation of Nursing Studies has opened applications for its Richard Tompkins Nurse Development Scholarship 2015.
New types of nursing roles that overlap more closely with physiotherapy and pharmacy work should be developed to meet the changing needs of healthcare sector employers, the chief executive of England’s official workforce planning body has claimed.
A second year of growth in nurse education places has been rubber-stamped by Health Education England’s board today, as it unveils its national workforce plan for England.
A major review of nursing education and training looks set to recommend that future student nurses undertake care experience before starting their degrees, but that a whole year is too long.
A new approach to training nurses in moving and handling has led to a 92% reduction in injuries among students on practice placements, according to its creators.
I’m writing this from London, where I’m in the middle of my dream elective placement: a week in paediatric intensive care and a week at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
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