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Clinical supervision for nurses: finding it difficult to access?

It can help maintain a healthy, supported nursing workforce, yet access to good quality clinical supervision has been found to be inconsistent

It can help maintain a healthy, supported nursing workforce, yet access to good quality clinical supervision has been found to be inconsistent

With increased workplace pressures, moral distress and burnout during the pandemic, clinical supervision gained prominence across all fields of nursing.

The main focus was on restorative supervision, one of the three dimensions of clinical supervision that has a specific focus on protecting nurses’ mental well-being and preventing stress and burnout, and which has been embodied within the Professional Nurse Advocate programme.

Support through clinical supervision

Clinical supervision has been around for more than 30 years and is well recognised as a supportive platform allowing nurses to reflect on and develop their

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