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Gwyn Grout Nurse consultant, mental health liaison (older people), Hampshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Education South Central (NESC), Basingstoke, Hampshire
Jane Winson Nurse consultant trainee, NESC, community team base, Havant, Hampshire

Mentor Gwyn Grout and trainee Jane Winson discuss their experiences of an innovative programme to develop clinical consultant practitioners

This article examines NHS Education South Central’s innovative approach to the development of future consultant practitioners through its mental health consultant practitioner trainee programme. The programme’s background, development and implementation are explored. The programme lead and a trainee reflect on their experiences of the initiative.

Nursing Older People. 21, 8, 16-20. doi: 10.7748/nop2009.

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