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Nursing Associates

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We have produced a digital guidance book titled A Guide to the Registered Nursing Associate Role In General Practice. Please click on the image to open it.

 

 

Introduction 

“The nursing associate is a new support role in England that bridges the gap between healthcare support workers and registered nurses to deliver hands-on, person-centred care as part of the nursing team. Nursing associates work with people of all ages in a variety of settings in health and social care.” (HEE)

They can:

“With continued professional development, Nursing Associates will provide additional capacity within the nursing team. This might be in areas such as contributing to cervical cytology screening, meeting quality and outcomes framework targets and management of long-term conditions. Having additional capacity to meet patient need will be a welcome addition to the team. Supporting development of a Nursing Associate provides an opportunity to shape and mould an individual to fit into a developing team. Trainee Nursing Associate” Nursing-Associates-in-Primary-Care.pdf (humbercoastandvale.org.uk)

Nursing associates Frequently asked questions (FAQs) for employers.pdf (hee.nhs.uk)

 

  NMC -What is a nursing associate?   

 

  RCN - Becoming a nursing associate

 

 

Employer Guide to Nursing Associates

Nursing Associates. An at-a-glance guide to the role

 

HEE - Nursing Associates: Their role in General Practice

 

 

 

 

Useful Links and Publications

NMC -  Standards of proficiency for nursing associates

Apprenticeships - Employer Guide to Apprenticeships

HEE -  Nursing Associate Case Studies

You Tube -  Introducing the Nursing Associate

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