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Student Councils Series: Disclosing Lived Experience

Student Council Series: Disclosing Lived Experience – The Debate Home Student Councils Series Eleanor Di Biase Student Council Member (Frimley ICS) As a mental health nursing apprentice, I often get asked, “Why did you choose to study mental health nursing?”. It is a very reasonable question and one you would expect me to have a […]

Student Councils Series: Transition and Resilience

Student Council Series: Transition and Resilience Home Student Councils Series Karolina Bielinska Student Council Member (Frimley ICS) These first few months into the New Year have made me reflect on all the changes surrounding me. Being a third-year nursing student, I often ponder on what transitioning from a student to a registered professional will be […]

Student Councils Series: The Impact of the Cost-of-living Crisis on Healthcare Students

Student Council Series: The Impact of the Cost-of-Living Crisis on Healthcare Students Home Student Councils Series Ellie Johnson Student Council Member (BOB ICS) We all know that undertaking any further study, whether this be an apprenticeship, undergraduate course or even a PhD is a massive commitment that requires a lot of motivation, time, and commitment […]

Reflections of the Thames Valley Learning Environment Leads Good Practice Event

Reflections of the Thames Valley Learning Environment Leads Good Practice Event Tuesday 22 November 2022 saw the Thames Valley Learning Environment Leads (LEL) Good Practice Event take place. This blog acts as a reflection of that occasion. Invited by Gillian Baker, Health Education England’s (HEE) Thames Valley Quality Lead in Practice Learning, Florence Nightingale Foundation […]

FNF Student Placements: Phoebe Carter

Home Title: Student Nursing: Balancing passion and motivation   Hear from Phoebe, a nursing student who spent her elective placement with the Research and Policy Team at FNF during August 2022. You can follow Phoebe on Twitter and Instagram.   As I come to the end of a three week elective placement with the Florence Nightingale Foundation, […]

Chief Nurse Research Requirements Workshop

Chief Nurse Research Requirements Workshop The Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) in partnership with NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I) are undertaking a Thought Leadership Project exploring the research requirements of Chief Nurses needed to embed a culture of research and evidence-based practice. It is acknowledged that post holders commonly have professional responsibility for midwifery and allied […]

Student Councils Series: Amber Wait

Student Councils Series: Amber Wait Home Student Councils Series Amber Wait Student Council Member (BOB ICS) At the Florence Nightingale Foundation we affirm the right to freedom of religion or beliefs and therefore support anyone within our #TeamFNF community to speak openly in a safe and respectful space.    ‘God has spoken to me and […]

Student Councils Series: Chris Gibson

Student Councils Series: Chris Gibson Home Student Councils Series Chris Gibson Student Council Member (Kent & Medway ICS) Student Leadership and Me, ‘How Can I Begin?’  Authored by Chris Gibson, August 2022  The Messenger Report [1] which was published in June 2022 firmly pushes leadership in the National Health Service (NHS) as a mechanism for […]

Riding Land’s End to John o’Groats to fundraise for FNF

Mike Collins RN

Riding Land’s End to John o’Groats Home An epic challenge to raise funds for a fnf scholarship Major Mike Collins, Gp Capt Di Lamb and her husband Ewan are riding from Land’s End to John o’Groats to fundraise for a FNF Scholarship. That’s 1,000 miles in 14 days – an epic feat – and we’re […]

Leadership Development for IENMs: Pre-programme survey now live!

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Leadership Development for IENMs: pre-programme survey now live! Home Leadership Development for IENMs: pre-programme survey now live! In partnership with Burdett Trust, the Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) are thrilled to be a small piece of the puzzle in tackling the historical injustices Internationally Educated Nurses and Midwives (IENMs) face when transitioning to work in the […]