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Children’s nurse wins prize for research into mentor support for students

A poster exploring how children’s nursing students are supported during community placements has won a prize.
Jessie McCulloch

A poster exploring how childrens nursing students are supported during community placements has won a prize.

London South Bank University senior lecturer Jessie McCulloch secured the top award for her display at the Capital Nurse Conference.

She used the poster to display the results of research which looked at how student nurses are supported by their mentors.

Honour

Ms McCulloch said she was honoured to win the prize.

My study identified the need to support mentors so that nurses gain the most from these opportunities, ensuring the regions nurses have the skills needed to support Londons healthcare, she said.

The full findings of her study will be presented to the Royal College of Nursing Education Conference in Cardiff next March.

Capital Nurse Conference is a one-day conference looking at nursing in London, and is a collaboration between

A poster exploring how children’s nursing students are supported during community placements has won a prize.

London South Bank University senior lecturer Jessie McCulloch secured the top award for her display at the Capital Nurse Conference.


Jessie McCulloch

She used the poster to display the results of research which looked at how student nurses are supported by their mentors.

Honour

Ms McCulloch said she was honoured to win the prize.

‘My study identified the need to support mentors so that nurses gain the most from these opportunities, ensuring the region’s nurses have the skills needed to support London’s healthcare,’ she said.

The full findings of her study will be presented to the Royal College of Nursing Education Conference in Cardiff next March.

Capital Nurse Conference is a one-day conference looking at nursing in London, and is a collaboration between Health Education England, nursing directors, unions and others.

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