Outstanding student nurses and their educators have been celebrated today at a glittering ceremony in London.
Newly qualified nurses need better support in their first job if workforce retention is to improve, according to interim findings from a major new study.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has rowed back on its proposal to not set any competency standards for nurses and midwives who will assess students on practice placements.
Experienced nurses nearing retirement are being employed full-time to help support and mentor newly qualified staff, under a pilot scheme intended to boost retention rates at a hospital trust on the London and Essex border.
Find out if you, someone you know, or your university or trust is in the running to win a prize at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards.
Advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs) often have limited or no mentorship opportunities, despite those training in the role saying this is the most important part of moving into advanced practice, new research has found.
Newly-qualified mental health nurses are not being adequately trained for the role, while mentoring and supervision of students and staff are being undervalued and given too little funding, a new workforce report has found.
‘Refreshed’ preceptorship programme launched in ScotlandVideoSubscription
A continuing professional development programme for newly-qualified nurses and midwives in Scotland has been relaunched today.
The Royal College of Nursing has welcomed a number of major changes to nurse education being considered by the UK regulator, but has raised concerns about proposals on training for new mentorship roles and the removal of medicines management standards.
Nursing students at the University of Suffolk will be able to undertake practice placements at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust from September.