Improving the quality of community placements for nursing students
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Improving the quality of community placements for nursing students

Nikki Brooks Senior lecturers, De Montfort University, Leicester
Ruth Rojahn Senior lecturers, De Montfort University, Leicester

This article explores the development and implementation of a structured framework to enable adult branch nursing students to undertake delegated care activities independently while working in community practice placements and aligned to district nursing teams. A working group comprising academic staff from De Montfort University, Leicester, and practice colleagues from Leicestershire Partnership Trust collaborated to develop the framework and accompanying guidelines.

Nursing Standard. 25, 37,42-47. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.05.25.37.42.c8520

Correspondence

NBrooks01@dmu.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review