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Thousands of people have been rejected from nursing associate courses because they did not have the basic maths or English skills required, according to the chief executive of Health Education England.
Two years ago I decided to step out of my comfort zone and become one of the first nursing associates in the country.
The meltdown of the Royal College of Nursing last year was “traumatising” but has opened the door for a “rebirth” of the organisation, its new president has told Nursing Times.
HEE hits target of training 7,000 nursing associates Subscription
Ambitious targets to get 7,000 nursing associates into training in the first two years have been met, Health Education England has revealed.
Monday this week was the first day that nursing associates were able to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council register – around 1,800 are expected to qualify and come on board over the next few months.
This week has seen a new cadre of nursing staff enter the ranks of the NHS. That’s right, the first nursing associates have begun to take up their posts.
Health and social care providers will have to prove to the Care Quality Commission that they understand how to safely deploy nursing associates before they receive registration from now on.
Today, the Nursing and Midwifery Council opens its register to nursing associates (NAs).
A newly-qualified nursing associate has commended the support she received from registered nurses during her training.
The first qualified nursing associates will join England’s health and care workforce today in a “landmark moment” for the sector.