Newly qualified nurses

Clinical practice educators are vital in helping nurses achieve career goals

Two newly qualified nurses reflect on the advocacy and support they receive to further enhance their nursing skills 
Image shows nurse practice educator Annamma Wilson with newly qualified nurse Lucy Heald

Two newly qualified nurses reflect on the advocacy and support they receive to further enhance their nursing skills

For newly qualified nurse (NQN) Lucy Heald, the intervention of her practice educator helped her return to a specialism where she sees her future career.

Ms Heald is on the final stage of an 18-month rotational programme for NQNs at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust in London. After spending the first

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