The FoNS Centre for Nursing Innovation

An exciting virtual space to inspire and enable nurses to lead innovation and change in nursing and healthcare practice to improve patient care.


  • Library for project reports, Improvement Insights summaries and the open access International Practice Development Journal
  • Common Room for news, events, the topical blog and information about tweet chats
  • Programmes for support, learning, facilitation and funding
  • Learning Zone for Culture Change Resources, bespoke consultancy, the appraisal toolkit, facilitation services and Associate resources
  • About Us for news about how FoNS is working with its partner organisations to enhance nursing and nursing practice

Our Vision

To inspire and enable a culture across health and social care that values people, where patients experience care and services which are the best they can be and staff feel appreciated and supported.

Our Mission

To work in partnership with health and social care organisations to a foster a commitment to person-centredness by valuing staff and enabling them to develop the knowledge, skills and expertise to provide nursing that is safe, effective and caring. 



Latest Blog - 16th August 2017

This week Robin Willmott, Manager of Millbrook Lodge Care Home, talks about building networks of support and partnership between health and social care

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FoNS is delighted to be celebrating its 30th anniversary. And thanks to Dr Loretta Bellman and Professor Jenny Hunt for writing a short history of the organisation

Playing our Part

The work of graduate and registered mental health nurses

Read the report

Patient Experience Insight

18th September - Jo Odell will be speaking about the various ways teams have worked with patients and used their experiences to improve care (discounts available)

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Playing our Part

Playing our Part: The work of graduate and registered mental health nurses - read the report

Visit the publications page