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Nursing associates: First wave test sites

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Information provided by Health Education England

Lead Partner: St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

This test site offers diverse mental and physical healthcare experience including working with children and adults of all ages and stages of life, with vulnerable groups such as the homeless and refugees, and with a range of community and specialist services. The area covered is South West London and Surrey and Borders

Region: London and KSS

Education Partners: 2

  • Kingston University
  • St George’s University of London

Employment Partners: 5

  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
  • Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • South West London & St George’s Mental Health Trust
  • Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Placement Partners: 4

  • Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Queens Court Care Home
  • Eothen Homes
  • Royal Star and Garter Homes

 

Lead Partner: Whittington Health NHS Trust

This test site partnership has a proven track record of working together and offers a very wide experience of physical and mental health, primary and secondary care, and prevention and public health. The placements will include hospices, nursing homes, prison and other setting.

Region: London and KSS

Education Partners: 1

  • Middlesex University

Employment Partners: 5

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Haverstock Healthcare
  • Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust (BEH)
  • Central London Community Healthcare Trust

Placement Partners: 11

  • Haringey CEPN
  • UCL Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Islington CEPN
  • One Housing Group Ltd
  • Barnet CEPN
  • Marie Curie
  • Camden CEPN
  • Stacey Street Nursing Home
  • Enfield CEPN
  • North Middlesex University Hospital
  • Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital

 

Lead Partner: Bart’s Health NHS Trust

This well-established partnership is planning a test site that will give trainee Nursing Associates a rounded experience, including mental health, community health and acute secondary care, with a focus on public health as well as illness.

Region: London and KSS

Education Partners: 3

  • London South Bank University
  • City University
  • London

Employment Partners: 4

  • Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Barking Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • East London Foundation NHS Trust
  • North East London Foundation NHS Trust

Placement Partners: 0

 

Lead Partner: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

A large and diverse area with a population of 4.5 million is covered by this test site, covering Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire and Rutland. The large partnership will enable a considerable variety of experience, including health care and social care, adult mental health, offender health, public health and more, in primary, community and acute settings, including hospices and care homes.

Region: Midlands and East

Education Partners: 6

  • The University of Northampton
  • The University of Lincoln
  • The University of Derby
  • De Montfort University
  • The University of Nottingham
  • Open University

Employment Partners: 18

  • Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
  • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust
  • Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lincolnshire Care Association
  • Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
  • Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • General Practice Rushcliffe CCG
  • Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group
  • West Leicestershire CCG
  • Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Placement Partners: 6

  • Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • St.Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice
  • LOROS Hospice
  • Mansfield & Ashfield Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Newark & Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group
  • East Midlands Training Hubs (Nurse Leads)

 

Lead Partner: Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust

Building on an existing partnership, this large test site provides opportunities for placements within primary and acute care, and NHS, voluntary and third sector organisations including the prison service, across an area that includes Manchester, Salford, Bolton and Ashton under Lyne

Region: North

Education Partners: 3

  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Bolton
  • University of Salford

Employment Partners: 11

  • UHSM
  • Pennine Care NHS FT
  • Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust
  • Salford Royal NHS Trust
  • Royal Bolton Hospital
  • The Christie
  • Tameside General Hospital
  • Wrightington Wigan & Leigh NHS FT
  • Greater Manchester West Mental Health Trust
  • Stockport NHSFT
  • Trafford CCGs

Placement Partners: 0

 

Lead Partner: Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FT

This experienced partnership already supports a range of relevant education programmes including Registered Nursing and Social Work. It will provide experience for the Nursing Associates across acute, community and primary care for urban, rural and coastal communities, with a strong emphasis on learning disability and mental health services

Region: North

Education Partners: 1

  • University of Chester

Employment Partners: 7

  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust
  • Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
  • 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Cheshire NHS Trust
  • Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Placement Partners: 5

  • North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust
  • Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

Lead Partner: Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

This established partnership spans a wide area including Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and West Birmingham, Walsall, Burton, Shrewsbury and Telford, Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent, with diverse and multi-cultural rural and urban populations. The trainee Nursing Associates will experience a wide range of traditional and non-traditional healthcare settings including a variety of specialist area.

Region: Midlands and East

Education Partners: 1

  • University of Wolverhampton

Employment Partners: 9

  • Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
  • South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
  • Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust
  • The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
  • The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust
  • Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group

Placement Partners: 2

  • Compton Hospice
  • Walsall Community Education Provider Network (CEPN)

 

Lead Partner: Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Foundation Trust

The smallest of the Nursing Associate test sites, this initiative focuses on children and young people and their families, and spans North, Central and East London with placements in Chelsea and Westminster: in addition, the services are accessed by children and young people nationwide

Region: London and KSS

Education Partners: 1

  • London South Bank University

Employment Partners: 4

  • Bart’s Health NHS Trust
  • Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
  • The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Placement Partners: 2

  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

Lead Partner: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

This test site covers Leeds, Bradford and Airedale, serving inner city and urban populations and dispersed rural environments. Trainee Nursing Associates will work with neonates, children, adult and elderly patients in hospital, and will also be placed in primary and community care, in mental health services and care home.

Region: North

Education Partners: 3

  • Leeds Beckett University
  • University of Bradford
  • University of Leeds

Employment Partners: 5

  • Leeds Community Healthcare
  • Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust
  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
  • Leeds Care Association

Placement Partners: 4

  • Wheatfields Hospice
  • St.Gemma’s Hospice
  • Bradford District Care Trust
  • Leeds North CCG

 

Lead Partner: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Acute and community trusts are working together in this test site to provide experience across the full range of acute, primary, community, public health, mental health and integrated health and social care services, in an area that includes an affluent university city as well as other urban areas and market towns, isolated rural communities and a large migrant population.

Region: Midlands and East

Education Partners: 1

  • Anglia Ruskin University (ARU)

Employment Partners: 6

  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
  • Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hinchinbrook Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Peterborough Care

Placement Partners: 3

  • Cambridgeshire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • West Cambridgeshire Community Education Provider Network (CEPN)
  • Greater Peterborough Network Ltd

 

Lead Partner: Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

This test site brings together organisations across Devon. It is a new partnership of established NHS providers (including GP practices and the ambulance service) and care homes and social care providers, across rural and urban settings and covering many types of service

Region: South

Education Partners: 3

  • Plymouth University
  • South Devon College
  • Petroc College

Employment Partners: 5

  • Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
  • Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust
  • Plymouth Hospitals NHS trust
  • Livewell South West Plymouth
  • Cann House

Placement Partners: 5

  • Hospiscare
  • SWAST
  • Mears Care Torbay
  • Devon Partnership Trust
  • Classic Care Home 
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