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FoNS News: Richard Tompkins Scholars announced, GDPR & a thoughtful blog

23 May 2018

Richard Tompkins Nurse Development Scholars 2018 Announced

FoNS is delighted to announce the award of four new scholars for 2018. Kate Sanders, FoNS practice development facilitator, said ‘We were delighted with the high level of interest in the scholarship this year, receiving applications from all four countries and across many fields of practice.’ Congratulations go to:

  • Lisa Marshall is a senior sister at Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest.
  • Nicola Zroud is also a senior sister at Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest.
  • Viki Jenkins is a heart failure advanced nurse practitioner at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Gwynedd.
  • Louise Orchard is a ward manager at St Ann’s Hospital in Poole.

To find out more about the four winners, visit the website. They will be presented at the FoNS Celebration Event and will attend the FoNS hosted Practice Development School in July followed by a year’s mentorship from a FoNS Practice Development Facilitator.

GDPR & Data Protection

A new data protection law is being introduced throughout Europe this month and this includes the UK. As a result, the Foundation of Nursing Studies has undertaken a review of its data protection processes and has published a new ‘Privacy Notice’. Please rest assured that we only use this information to facilitate our contractual relationship with you and not for any other purpose. Your data is held securely within our system and we never pass your data to third parties. Please visit the FoNS website to read the policy.

FoNS Blog

This week’s blog is from Elly Brown, Inspire Improvement Fellow, who talks about the value of collaboration, inclusion and participation. Read more…

Chair of Trustees sought: CLOSING DATE APPROACHING

The Foundation of Nursing Studies is looking for a new Chair, with a track record of achievement in nursing, health/social care and/or business to lead the board of trustees, working in partnership with Dr Theresa Shaw, the chief executive, on achieving FoNS’ vision and mission for the future. The post is non-remunerated but reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed. The role requires approximately 15 days’ work per year.

Visit the website for more information. Closing date 4th June 2018.

International Practice Development Journal Vol 8 No 1 – Out Now!

Time for a ‘refresh’? * It’s a nice place, a nice place to be’. The story of a practice development programme to further develop person-centred cultures in palliative and end-of-life care * From root to fruit – flourishing in change. Evaluation of a development programme for practice development facilitators in end-of-life care * Flowing like a river: facilitation in practice development and the evolution of critical-creative companionship * The perceived learning experiences of undergraduate nursing students during a one-semester course on person-centred care * ‘Reaching Out’: international models for transitional care for teenage and young adult cancer patients * Improving student midwives’ practice learning in Uganda through action research: the MOMENTUM project * Workbased facilitators as drivers for the development of person-centred cultures: a shared reflection from novice facilitators of person-centred practice * A creation story of leadership development * The Queen’s Nurse Excellence Profile: A framework for expert practice in our communities * Bring learning into action * Person-centred healthcare research: a personal influence

Resilience Based Clinical Supervision

FoNS is delighted to be hosting Resilience Based Clinical Supervision (RBCS) developed by Gemma Stacey, Aimee Aubeeluck and Grace Cook of the University of Nottingham, funded and supported by the Burdett Trust for Nurses. There is a set of new pages on the website introducing RBCS. The resources, animation and course companion aim to develop the skills and knowledge of workplace facilitators to enable them to deliver RBCS in their own workplace. We think this will be of especial interest to practice development leads, nurse educators and anyone with responsibility for the wellbeing of nursing and other health and social care practitioners. As a new set of pages, we welcome your feedback via this email address.

Academic Health Science Networks Atlas of Solutions in Healthcare

The AHSN Atlas is a platform for the very best examples, from across the 15 AHSNs in England, of how to spread high impact innovation across the health and care system. Case studies include:

Alternatively, visit the AHSN Atlas website to search the full range of projects.

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FoNS News: New IPDJ issue, learning disability nursing, Dying Matters and GDPR

16 May 2018

Our news is a little longer than usual this week, so please scroll down and read about our new Data Privacy Policy.

International Practice Development Journal Vol 8 No 1: Out today

Editorial

Time for a ‘refresh’? The editorial is written by Jan Dewing, IPDJ Academic Editor 

Original Practice Development and Research 

2. ‘It’s a nice place, a nice place to be’. The story of a practice development programme to further develop person-centred cultures in palliative and end-of-life care by Brendan McCormack, Caroline Dickson, Tracy Smith, Hilary Ford, Steffi Ludwig, Rhona Moyes, Laura Lee, Elaine Adam, Tracy Paton, Brigid Lydon and Juliet Spiller

3. From root to fruit – flourishing in change. Evaluation of a development programme for practice development facilitators in end-of-life care by Caroline Dickson, Melanie Legg, Pam Penman and Tracy Smith

4. Flowing like a river: facilitation in practice development and the evolution of critical-creative companionship by Angie Titchen

5. The perceived learning experiences of undergraduate nursing students during a one-semester course on person-centred care by René van Leeuwen and Jan S. Jukema

6. ‘Reaching Out’: international models for transitional care for teenage and young adult cancer patients by Charlotte Weston

7. Improving student midwives’ practice learning in Uganda through action research: the MOMENTUM project by Joy Kemp, Eleanor Shaw, Sarah Nanjego and Kade Mondeh

Critical Reflection on Practice Development

8. Workbased facilitators as drivers for the development of person-centred cultures: a shared reflection from novice facilitators of person-centred practice by Alice Timlin, Amanda Hastings and Michele Hardiman

9. A creation story of leadership development by Rebekkah Middleton, Maria Mackay, Katherine Riley and Moira Stephens

10. The Queen’s Nurse Excellence Profile: A framework for expert practice in our communities by Clare Cable

11. Bring learning into action by Annemieke van den Berg, Belinda Dewar and Carolien Smits

Ideas and Influences

12. Person-centred healthcare research: a personal influence by Hazel M. Chapman

FoNS Blog

This week's blog comes from Kate Sanders on behalf of the Teaching Care Homes teams and in support of 'Dying Matters Awareness Week': prompted by a personal reflection, the teams consider what end-of-life care was like in the homes and how to encourage others to think about end-of life care and planning. Read more ...

Tweet Chat

Celebrate Me: Evidencing the Impact and Securing the Future of Learning Disability Nursing

Don't miss the first Tweet Chat which focuses on learning disability nursing within community living and primary care (#LDCelebrateMe & #WeLDNs) next Tuesday, 22 May, at 8.30 BST. This is a chance to share your experiences of positive practice, either during the Tweet Chat or in advance, and consider the following questions for discussion on the night:

  • Where and how are learning disability nurses having a positive impact on the lives of people with a learning disability and their families?
  • Why is learning disability nursingan essential role to sustain in primary care above and beyond other people and professionals who deliver services?
  • To what extent is the role of learning disability nursing understood in primary care and how can this be strengthened?
  • What support do learning disability nurses working at the frontline of services in primary care need to strengthen their role?
  • Is the current educational provision for learning disability nursing fit for purpose and what needs to change to enhance this?
  • Programmesfor educating and training future learning disability nurses are under threat – how would you articulate the importance of sustaining programmes to universities etc?
  • What would your ‘elevated pitch’ to government and policy makers be about the importance of learning disability nursing?

For more information, visit the Celebrate Me website or the WeCommunities website.

The Foundation of Nursing Studies Data Privacy Notice

May 2018

Your privacy is important to us. A new data protection law is being introduced in the UK in May 2018 (General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR) and as a result we are publishing a new Privacy Notice to ensure you are aware of how we use and protect your information, whether you are connected to us as an individual or as part of a business or organisation. Plesae note that you are free at any time to unsubscribe from this newsletter (and we will delete your name and email address from our mailing list) by responding to this email (to [email protected])

Please visit our website for more information.

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FoNS News: Celebrate Me, Awards & Scholarships

09 May 2018

Celebrate Me: Evidencing the Impact and Securing the Future of Learning Disability Nursing

FoNS is delighted to be leading on this collaborative project with NHS England and Health Education England (London) to develop a new narrative for learning disability nursing via, tweet chats, blogs and roundtable events. This project aims to challenge the current perceptions of learning disability nurses and nursing, working with policymakers, educators, employers and people using services to demonstrate the unique and important contribution learning disability nurses make.

 

You can find out more about this through the dedicated website and join in via Tweet Chats (hosted by @WeLDNurses) at 20.30hrs (BST) on:

  • 22nd May 2018
  • 19th June 2018
  • 17th July 2018

Hashtags: #LDCelebrateMe #WeLDNs

 

Developing person-centred, safe and effective cultures through practice development

Places are filling very quickly for our 23-27 July practice development school. If you are interested in attending, we suggest you contact FoNS as soon as possible.

Visit the website for more information.

 

FoNS Blog

This week Theresa Shaw, FoNS CEO talks about the role of the Chair of a charity, and the Foundation of Nursing Studies in particular. Read more …

 

Resilience Based Clinical Supervision

FoNS is delighted to be hosting Resilience Based Clinical Supervision (RBCS) developed by Gemma Stacey, Aimee Aubeeluck and Grace Cook of the University of Nottingham, funded and supported by the Burdett Trust for Nurses. There is a set of new pages on the website introducing RBCS. The resources, animation and course companion aim to develop the skills and knowledge of workplace facilitators to enable them to deliver RBCS in their own workplace. We think this will be of particular interest to practice development leads, nurse educators and anyone with responsibility for the wellbeing of nursing and other health and social care practitioners. As a new set of pages, we welcome your feedback via [email protected].

 

IPDJ Online Early

‘It’s a nice place, a nice place to be’. The story of a practice development programme to further develop person-centred cultures in palliative and end-of-life care by Brendan McCormack, Caroline Dickson, Tracy Smith, Hilary Ford, Steffi Ludwig, Rhona Moyes, Laura Lee, Elaine Adam, Tracy Paton, Brigid Lydon and Juliet Spiller 

Jan Dewing said: I’d recommend practice developers and quality improvement implementers to read this article: an excellent insight into why #personcentredness needs to focus on culture not care.

 

Awards and Scholarships

Mary Seacole Awards

Deadline extended until 27 May 2018. The Mary Seacole Awards provide an opportunity for individuals to be recognised for their outstanding work in the black and minority ethnic community. Visit the website for more information and the application process. 

 

Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards

The call has gone out for entries for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. There are four categories.

Closing date: Friday 15 June 2018. Visit the NHS England website for more details. 

 

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Fellowship Travel grants are available for nursing and allied health professionals who want to explore new ideas overseas, who are inspired by overseas nursing practice or have a project in mind to improve the UK’s nursing and allied health professions. Travel grants open to all UK citizens aged 18+. Visit the WCMT website for details.

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FoNS News: Resilience Based Clinical Supervision & New TCH Resources

02 May 2018

Resilience Based Clinical Supervision

FoNS is delighted to be hosting Resilience Based Clinical Supervision (RBCS) developed by Gemma Stacey, Aimee Aubeeluck and Grace Cook of the University of Nottingham, funded and supported by the Burdett Trust for Nurses. There is a set of new pages on the website introducing RBCS. The resources, animation and course companion aim to develop the skills and knowledge of workplace facilitators to enable them to deliver RBCS in their own workplace. We think this will be of especial interest to practice development leads, nurse educators and anyone with responsibility for the wellbeing of nursing and other health and social care practitioners. As a new set of pages, we welcome your feedback via this email address.

 

FoNS Blog

This week’s blog is by FoNS Improvement Fellow Anna Collins: Stepping out of my comfort zone and helping others do the same by asking: “What’s it like to work round here?”. Read more …

 

New Teaching Care Homes Resources Pages

We are starting to develop new resources associated with our Teaching Care Homes programme. On the website you’ll find an audio recording and other resources on introducing reflection into everyday practice.

 

FoNS Seeks New Chair of Trustees

Visit our website for more information, closing date 4th June 2018.

 

More Inspire Improvement Fellows

Following the first two-day workshops, we are delighted to introduce more of our Improvement Fellows, for a wide range of areas and specialties. Read more … 

Other News

Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards

The call has gone out for entries for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. There are four categories: an individual working in the NHS/delivering NHS funded services, for teams who are part of the NHS/deliver NHS funded services, for whole organisations that are part of the NHS/deliver NHS funded services and a certificate of recognition for seven individuals across seven decades of the NHS who have worked tirelessly and innovatively to provide compassionate care for patients.

Closing date: Friday 15 June 2018. Visit the NHS England website for more details. 

 

People Living with Frailty 2018 Grant Programme from the Burdett Trust for Nurses

The Burdett Trust is seeking to support projects that will promote and evaluate innovative interventions, practices and services that meet the needs of people living with frailty. The application process will be open from 15 June 2018 until midnight, 28 July 2018, visit the Burdett Trust website for more information.

 

England Centre for Practice Development newsletter May 2018

Lots of news from the England Centre for Practice Development including international visits, Community Areas of Sustainable Care and Dementia Excellence in Europe and We are Global Nurses campaign.

 

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Fellowship Travel grants are available for nursing and allied health professionals who want to explore new ideas overseas, who are inspired by overseas nursing practice or have a project in mind to improve the UK’s nursing and allied health professions. Travel grants open to all UK citizens aged 18+. Visit the WCMT website for details.

 

CARN 2018 Conference, Manchester, 25-27 October 2018

The Collaborative Action Research Network is calling for contributions which address the conference themes. They welcome a range of presentation approaches.

More details can be found on the conference website. Submit proposals before 14 May.

 

33rd Annual BACCN Conference, Bournemouth, 17-18 September 2018

Conference title is “Sustainability in Excellence: The Future of Critical Care”

Further information is available via the BACCN website.

 

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FoNS news: Online early journal article & lots of other news

25 April 2018

It’s a nice place to be

We are delighted to publish an ‘online early’ International Practice Development Journal article to coincide with the Marie Curie Scotland event celebrating person-centredness.

 

‘It’s a nice place, a nice place to be’. The story of a practice development programme to further develop person-centred cultures in palliative and end-of-life care by Brendan McCormack, Caroline Dickson, Tracy Smith, Hilary Ford, Steffi Ludwig, Rhona Moyes, Laura Lee, Elaine Adam, Tracy Paton, Brigid Lydon and Juliet Spiller 

 

Jan Dewing said: I’d recommend practice developers and quality improvement implementers to read this article: An excellent insight into why #personcentredness needs to focus on culture not care.

 

FoNS Blog

This week’s blog is by Linda Phillips, a community learning disability nurse. She talks about how it’s important to stay flexible and open to changes in direction when innovating in practice - often there are great results. Read more …

 

Developing person-centred, safe and effective cultures through practice development

Places are filling very quickly for our 23-27 July practice development school. If you are interested in attending, we suggest you contact FoNS as soon as possible.

Visit the website for more information.

 

New Chair of Trustees Appointment

The Foundation of Nursing Studies is looking for a new Chair, with a track record of achievement in nursing, health/social care and/or business to lead the board of trustees, working in partnership with Dr Theresa Shaw, the chief executive, on achieving FoNS’ vision and mission for the future. The post is non-remunerated but reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed. The role requires approximately 15 days’ work per year.

Visit the website for more information. Closing date 4th June 2018.

 

Celebrate Me: Evidencing the Impact and Securing the Future of Learning Disability Nursing

FoNS is delighted to be leading on this piece of work exploring the work of learning disability nurses with the nurses themselves, as well as people who use services, their carers and other stakeholders. There will be more news on this soon via this newsletter and social media.

 

Other News

What Matters to You?

The ‘What matters to you?’ day (6 June 2018) aims to shift the focus away from ‘What is wrong with you?’ You can get involved via Twitter #WMTY18 or via the NHS website.

 

#100Years100Faces

A fascinating look at the range of people involved in learning disability nursing and the range of roles people have, take a selfie with your name and job and share via #100Years100Faces.

 

33rd Annual BACCN Conference, Bournemouth, 17-18 September 2018

Conference title is “Sustainability in Excellence: The Future of Critical Care”

Further information is available via the BACCN website.

 

CARN 2018 Conference, Manchester, 25-27 October 2018

The Collaborative Action Research Network is calling for contributions which address the conference themes. They welcome a range of presentation approaches.

More details can be found on the conference website. Submit proposals before 14 May.

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