Changes to supervising student nurses
From 30 September 2021 each trainee nursing associate or student nurse will require both a practice supervisor and practice assessor on practice placements. During the emergency standards, the supervisor was allowed to act as both supervisor and assessor.
The full details can be found here: https://www.nmc.org.uk/standards-for-education-and-training/emergency-education-standards/
Guidance for supervisors and assessors can be found here: https://www.nmc.org.uk/standards-for-education-and-training/standards-for-student-supervision-and-assessment/
Additionally the NMC provide further guidance about supervision and assessment you may find useful here: https://www.nmc.org.uk/supporting-information-on-standards-for-student-supervision-and-assessment/