Subject: Nurse mentor training
1) Does your trust have an agreement with an outside organisation (such as Health Education England or similar) to fund the cost of NMC-approved mentor preparation programmes for your registered nurses (band 5 upwards) who wish/are required to take such training as part of their continuing professional development?
2) If not, are nurses required to self-fund NMC-approved mentor preparation programmes?
3) In total, how many nurses from your trust have undertaken (even if not yet completed) NMC-approved mentor preparation programmes since January 2015 to the present date?
Please set out as below:
|How many nurses who were self-funded?|
|How many nurses who had their costs covered?|
4) If you can differentiate, please provide figures for how many nurses from your trust have completed more advanced NMC-approved mentor programmes, or have otherwise achieved sign-off status (to sign off students as competent enough to join the nursing register)?
|Please find information attached.
2017-619 FOI – nurse mentor training [114 kb] PDF