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A local teaching trust focused on providing excellent healthcare education has received the National Preceptorship Interim Quality Mark. Awarded to organisations who evidence they meet the Gold standards framework.
Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust has been recognised for the support it offers to newly qualified nurses, within the first twelve months of their career.
Encouraging safe standards of practice and education to preceptees. The Trust helps nurses to build confidence, competence, and connections with others in their field. This is seen through pastoral care, support networks, education, development, and dedicated trainers.
Kelly Jackson, Matron for Professional Development and Education and a lead for preceptorship within the Trust said:
As an organisation we make sure we are continuously improving. We provide the best care possible for the communities we serve. This starts with the experience provided for our graduates. We support them, so they can begin with confidence and deliver excellent patient care, now and in the future.
Introduced in 2022, the National Preceptorship Interim Quality Mark sets a unified standard nationwide. With the goal of minimising variations in preceptorship practices among different organisations. This award showcases the trusts' dedication to nurturing its clinical staff. By fostering a feeling of inclusion, boosting morale and staff retention.
Offering congratulations for this achievement, Talib Yaseen, Chief Nursing Officer said:
We are incredibly proud to receive this award for the support we offer our nursing graduates. Our Professional Development and Education Team work tirelessly with our clinical teams to provide an excellent support service. This achievement reflects the teams’ hard work. Well done to all who made this possible.