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Enhancing learning environments by maximising support to mentors

The pan-Avon region (south west) has employed clinical education facilitators since 2000. This is in response to recommendations set out in Making a Difference (Department of Health, 1999) and Fitness for Practice (UKCC, 1999), and because the University of the West of England (UWE) was chosen as one of 15 pilot sites for a new nursing curriculum in September 2000. Clinical education facilitators are funded by the local workforce development confederation (WDC) and are employed within ...

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