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30 June 2020

Critical Care Training at NHS Nightingale

Nursing educators from King's talk about their experiences training staff on the front line of the pandemic response.

NHS Nightingale at ExCeL London
Image source: Wikimedia Commons

Staff in the Faculty talk about their experiences as part of the education team at the NHS Nightingale Hospital in London during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. The hospital was one of seven critical care temporary hospitals established by NHS England. It opened on 3 April and placed on standby on 4 May 2020.

Grace McDonald, Clinical Teacher in the Department of Adult Nursing talks to Anne Marie Rafferty, Professor of Nursing Policy and President of the Royal College of Nursing, about her experiences as part of the education team at NHS Nightingale  in London between March-May 2020.

Carolyne Stewart is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Adult Nursing. Earlier this year she was a Critical Care Clinical Educator at NHS Nightingale in London. Carolyne was part of the team delivering teaching and education to new nurses and nurses who had never worked in intensive care before, as part of the NHS response to the pandemic.

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