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Carol Forde-Johnston

PhD in Nursing Candidate and Divisional Recruitment and Retention Lead, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Competency versus proficiency: trying to develop an understanding of these terms in the context of practice learning

The professional governing body for nursing in the UK, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), has long produced educational standards to support the preparation of those wishing to become registered...

Giving nurses a voice through ‘listening to staff’ conversations to inform nurse retention and reduce turnover

Although nurse retention is a pressing issue, there is a lack of empirical UK research evaluating the impact of staff engagement and retention initiatives on retaining nurses. Literature reviews have...

Reducing variations in clinical nurse educator roles: a service improvement project standardising roles and career pathways

UK CNEs are usually registered nurses employed by NHS organisations, not universities, to ensure staff receive essential training and support in clinical practice (Sprinks, 2015). The role of the CNE...

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