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Newly qualified nurses in primary care: making sure you get the support you need

How NQNs in primary care are nurtured to get their careers off to the best start

How newly registered nurses in primary care are nurtured to get their careers off to the best possible start

The transition from student to newly registered nurse can be stressful, with the responsibility and accountability that come with being a qualified nurse among the key challenges.

Proper support and guidance in the workplace is crucial to making this transition a success, and quality preceptorship programmes are essential in ensuring newly registered nurses have the best possible start to their careers.

Structured transition that nurtures competence and confidence

Preceptorship should be a structured period of transition,

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