New Inspire Improvement Programme

Are you a clinical leader and interested in expanding your skills in facilitating culture change and continuous improvements in care and services at the frontline of practice?

Inspire Improvement is an exciting new programme which will develop a community of FoNS Improvement Fellows – clinical leaders with expertise in facilitating improvement and culture change at the frontline of practice.

FoNS is looking for enthusiastic practitioners leading nursing and/or care teams at the frontline of clinical care, who have a desire to create more person centred, safe, caring and effective workplace cultures for patients/residents and staff. 

Visit the Inspire Improvement Pages to find out more.


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 - 19th September 2017

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