The standards for pre-registration nursing associate programmes set out the specific requirements that apply to all pre-registration nursing associate education programmes. In order to be approved to run pre-registration nursing associate programmes, approved education institutions and their practice placement partners
The standards of proficiency presented here represent the standards of knowledge and skills that a nursing associate will need to meet in order to be considered by the NMC as capable of safe and effective nursing associate practice. These standards
This report aims to provide information and guidance to community nurses who want to work more effectively on men’s health. At its core is information about a range of men’s health and wellbeing projects that the QNI supported in 2017 with funding from the
This framework has been developed to support the commissioning of community nursing in response to the NHS Five Year Forward View.
One of the most important principles of safeguarding is that it is everyone’s responsibility. Health care staff frequently work with people in their moments of greatest need and can witness health and social inequalities which have a direct impact on
An independent evaluation of the first cohort of trainee nursing associate (TNA) pilot sites, commissioned by Health Education England. The report is primarily focused on evaluating the training and development of TNAs. It provides insights into challenges and benefits of
NHS Employers infographic exploring different routes into nursing for employers. Until recently, the routes to developing registered nurses within the workforce have been limited, with the university degree being the main way to train this group of staff. The introduction of
This document on the flu vaccination and vaccination programme includes information on: what flu is the flu vaccine dosage administering the vaccine advice on vaccinating children with an egg allergy further resources
The government’s response to ‘The nursing workforce’ report sets out how the government is working with its arm’s length bodies to make sure the NHS continues to have the nursing workforce it needs, for patient and public benefit.
Royal College of Nursing report on its survey of nurses on the implementation and adoption of informatics. It highlights good practice, identifies barriers to technological adoption and is yet another report identifying the importance of staff engagement with the adoption
This infographic showcases the expertise and insight that executive commissioning nurses can bring for patients, populations and the health care system.
Case study looking at an initiative involving an internal transfer process: a fast-track for nurses interested in a sideways move, reducing the complexity and time taken to fill vacancies. The process was piloted for band 5 nurses in one department, and basic
The NEWS is based on a simple aggregate scoring system in which a score is allocated to physiological measurements, already recorded in routine practice, when patients present to, or are being monitored in hospital. Six simple physiological parameters form the
This guide provides practical examples of language that will encourage positive interactions with people living with diabetes and subsequently positive outcomes.
Case study from Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on approach that uses team structure redesign wrapped around patient care to facilitate the adoption of assistant practitioners. The approach involved staff involvement, piloting the new structures and a recognition that cultural
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has committed to strengthening its nursing supply, through the introduction of new roles, such as nursing apprenticeships, and mapping out career pathways so that staff can visually identify how they can develop
Policy document from the Royal College of Nursing raising the alarm on the growing nursing workforce shortages across the UK, and their concern at the implications on patient safety. Presents a set of RCN principles which provide high-level objectives which most meaningfully represent what
Report on the conduct of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) handling of concerns about midwives’ fitness to practice at the Furness General Hospital. It expresses ery serious concerns about the way in which it deals with families and patients and whether it
This report brings together the results of a RCN survey with nurses working in sexual and reproductive health (SRH). It provides clarification and evidence following increasing concerns reported from those working in England on the impact of service provision following
This document provide details of the Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) framework and supports all nursing, midwifery and care staff to identify and address unwarranted variation in practice – recognising unequal standards of care and changing them.