Last yr, fifty eight of our nurses who got here via our International Recruitment Programme effectively finished the Preceptorship Programme. Due to the course’s popularity, we’ve got made the choice to run 3 cohorts this yr to permit as many nurses as we will to enjoy the abilities and understanding the programme provides.
We lately reformed our programme following a excellent warranty overview and benchmarking in opposition to country wide requirements and great exercise. This culminated withinside the programme reaching a Royal College of Nursing (RCN) accreditation and a Preceptorship Quality mark from Health Education England (HEE).
Our Preceptorship Programme is a 12-month studying adventure designed to assist newly certified or newly registered nurses, nursing buddies and allied fitness professionals (AHPs) with a bit of luck settle into their careers and a thrive inside medical exercise at Nuffield Health.
In 2021, the programme effectively retained its name as Preceptorship of the Year (>1500 Nurses) on the Nursing Times Workforce Awards and changed into known for going above and past to recruit and keep our nursing workforce. The Programme has additionally been rated as ‘exceedingly valuable’ with the aid of using preceptees who’ve now long gone on to illustrate an growth in popular self-efficacy, expert dedication and task satisfaction.
Our Head of Clinical Quality and Professional Practice, Ben Davis, said: “We’re excited to be helping even extra our nurses this yr with the aid of using going for walks 3 cohorts of our award-prevailing, authorised Preceptorship Programme. By supplying our nurses the abilities and understanding to paintings with self belief we’re committing to their improvement and we’re proud to be helping their improvement.”