We are aware some users might find it difficult to log into our site. We are working on this issue and hope to have it resolved shortly.

The Europe-wide bonds that boost nursing students’ leadership potential

How membership of the Florence Network enriches preregistration programmes
illustration of connections between European states

How membership of the Florence Network enriches preregistration programmes

  • Europe-wide nursing relationships will continue, whether Brexit happens or not, insists nurse academic
  • International nursing network offers students the chance to deepen their insights with European placements
  • The chance to look outside the UK allows nursing students to understand differing approaches to healthcare issues

While the UK’s future relationship with the rest of Europe remains uncertain, a pan-European network is ensuring the nursing profession continues to nurture its continental links.

‘In these turbulent political times, when we hear a lot about division, the family of nursing out-ranks everything,’ says Northampton University subject lead for nursing Donna Bray.

‘European nurses are connecting with each other for the good of patients and the education of nurses, working productively together,’ she says. ‘We’ll carry on doing that, whatever happens.


Want to read more?

Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first three months:

  • Customisable clinical dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals including Nursing Standard
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • NMC-compliant RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests

This article is not available as part of an institutional subscription. Why is this?