Reference 2016-206

REF:            2016-206

Subject:        Advanced paediatric nurse practitioners 

    

 

Request:

1) How many advanced paediatric nurse practitioners do you have working within paediatric emergency department

2) Are there guidelines or restrictions in job description to what the advanced paediatric nurse practitioners (do they see children who present with minor injuries, minor and major illness /trauma and resuscitation?

3)  Are all advanced paediatric nurse practitioners trained at masters level?

4) What band (on agenda for change) are the advanced nurse practitioners?

5) What shift pattern do the advanced paediatric nurse practitioners have?

6) Do advanced paediatric nurse practitioners have protected supervision and / or CPD time if so how many hours?

 

 

Response:

1) How many advanced paediatric nurse practitioners  do you have working within paediatric emergency department Three
2) Are there guidelines or restrictions in job description to what the advanced paediatric nurse practitioners ( do they see children who present with minor injuries, minor and major illness /trauma and resuscitation? They would see minor and major illness and injuries and assist in trauma and resuscitation
3)  Are all Advanced paediatric nurse practitioners trained at masters level? Yes
4) What band (on agenda for change) are the advanced nurse practitioners? 8a
5) What shift pattern do the advanced paediatric nurse practitioners have? 0730 – 2100hrs are covered on long days and short shifts
6) Do advanced paediatric nurse practitioners have protected supervision and / or CPD time if so how many hours? No