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Assuring the NHS and practice partners of the numerical competence of the current and future nursing

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Summary of innovation

Concerns from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) led to the initiation of a Northwest region wide project which aimed to develop and assure numerical competence and confidence within healthcare professionals through the use of a Standardised Numeracy Assessment Process (SNAP).  Across the North West of England all nursing providers have been required to work in partnership in validating the new standards of pre-registration nursing by the commissioner NHS North West resulting in the development of multi institutional practice assessment documentation, common curricula approaches and standardisation of numerical assessment. The Council of Deans of Health (North West)  and NHS North West invested into this SNAP project with the primary aim and objective of developing a region wide, cross sector collaboration of key healthcare education and service provider organisations who would plan, design and deliver a context based Standardised Numeracy Assessment Process and tool utilised: 


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Published:  Oct 07, 2013
Type:  Case Study
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