News and Notices

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/