Implementation of a peer-support system in the clinical setting
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Implementation of a peer-support system in the clinical setting

Nikki Brooks Senior lecturers, De Montfort University, Leicester
Abigail Moriarty Senior lecturers, De Montfort University, Leicester

This article discusses the implementation of a peer support initiative by staff at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and De Montfort University School of Nursing and Midwifery. A ‘buddying’ system linked these institutions to improve levels of professional, personal and pastoral support during clinical placements for nursing students.

Nursing Standard. 23, 27,35-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.03.23.27.35.c6836

Correspondence

NBrooks01@dmu.ac.uk

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