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Nursing associate pilot sites announced

Health Education England (HEE) has announced the eleven partnership sites that will trial the new nursing associate role.

Over 1,000 nursing associates will start their training in December, aiming to provide quality hands on patient care, and support to nurses and support staff.

The nurse associate role was announced by HEE at the end of last year, and employers of health and care staff and education providers were subsequently invited to work in partnership to submit bids to pilot the new role. Due to a high level of interest, HEE has also announced that there will be a second tranche of pilots that will double the anticipated 1,000 posts. More....