Following the publication in 2020 of the ‘Principles of preceptorship’ by the Nursing and Midwifery Council stakeholders across Scotland worked together to develop a framework for preceptorship in Scotland. This was launched on 1st September 2021 and further information can be found below.
NES, in collaboration with practice and education stakeholders, started work on the development of a Scottish Preceptorship Framework in March 2020. The framework and the background to its development is available at https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/42348/preceptorship
The framework has been developed to provide a consistent approach across Scotland to preceptorship for:
The framework is underpinned by the NMC Principles for Preceptorship and conjoins with Flying Start
Flying Start NHS is the national development programme for all newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (AHPs), to be completed in the first year of practice.
It is designed to help support the transition from pre-registered student to qualified, confident and capable health professionals with the help of a local facilitator and supporting educational structure.
The programme supports learning and development for all newly qualified practitioners working in all sectors and settings across Scotland, and aims to:
More information, or register at Flying Start TURAS
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
NMC Principles for Preceptorship
Last updated: 25/09/2020