NNUH Scores ‘green across the board’ for clinical education
The Norfolk and Suffolk Workforce Partnership, part of Health Education England, recently conducted its annual Non-Medical Quality Improvement Performance Framework (QIPF) Review which looks at education provision. at the Trust. The report has shown that NNUH scored ‘green’ across all eight categories.
NNUH supports the clinical learning of more than 750 individual students from Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professions and Health Care Scientists each year.
The Trust was commended for its work in a number of areas such as Clinical Educator roles, the use of inter-professional learning and the innovative Collaborative Learning in Practice (CLiP) educational approach.
Emma McKay, NNUH Director of Nursing said: “This positive external assessment of our education provision represents all the good work consistently undertaken by all those involved in supporting student learning which the Trust Board has commended. By providing the best education experience for all our student colleagues, we can be confident that we are supporting our future workforce well in order to provide safe, quality care.”
The students interviewed as part of the review process said they felt valued and at the end of their courses wanted to seek employment at the NNUH.
Sandra Gover, Clinical Learning Environment Manager, Health Education East of England, added: “We would like to congratulate NNUH on their overall rating. We valued the feedback from both the learners and members of staff at NNUH and are sharing the work the Trust is undertaking to continuously improve the quality of education in practice.”
NNUH Clinical Educator Team