Patients First Programme
Are you a nurse, health visitor or midwife? Would you like the opportunity to develop personally and professionally while working towards making your service more caring and person-centred? If your answer is yes, then Patients First is for you!
What do the current Year 7 Patients First Programme participants think about the programme?
These are their own words:
Your ideas will be valued and supported – it will give you new ideas on how to take things forward
Opportunity to change and improve practice – refresher on patient centred culture – right tools for project development – confidence to overcome hurdles – opportunity for reflection and professional development
See the bigger picture – make friends and eat cake – think outside the box – step out of your comfort zone – see the world beyond your ward – get creative – believe in yourself – apply now!
Walk the walk as well as talk the talk
Small ideas make a big impact
FoNS enables you and your team to do more than you can imagine – go for it! Take the plunge
You can make a difference, we did, with the help of Patients First!
There’s a brilliant poster on our website as well as all the application information you need.
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Exciting NEW Job Opportunity for a Practice Development Facilitator
The Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) is seeking a likeminded and enthusiastic Practice Development Facilitator to support its growing range of activities to support innovation, improvement and culture change across health and social care.
Main Job Purpose: As a Practice Development Facilitator you will work within the FoNS team to support the delivery of our portfolio of practice improvement programmes and other related activities.
Hours of Work: Part-time minimum 21 hours (3 days) to full-time 35 hours
Terms of Employment: 1 year fixed term contract in the first instance
Salary: £40,000 to 43,000 depending on experience (pro-rata if part time and inclusive)
Holiday: Up to 25 days per year (pro-rata if part time) + Public Holidays (pro-rata if part time) + 3 extra days for Christmas closure
Pension: A maximum of 8% employer’s contribution
Visit the website for more information.
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Scholarships
Are you a Nurse or Allied Health Professional?
Do you work in health promotion and disease prevention?
Are you involved in the integration of health and social care?
Have you thought of applying for a Nursing & Allied Health Professions Churchill Travelling Fellowship?
The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust are particularly interested in applications focused on putting patients first and making the best use of available resources. They also welcome projects on the role and contribution of Nurses and Allied Health Professionals in the delivery and leadership of an effective healthcare system in the UK. This is a joint project with the Burdett Trust for Nursing, the Royal College of Nursing and The Foundation of Nursing Studies
Read previous Fellows' stories and work in this area.
Closing date: 20th September 2016 at 5pm.