Welcome to our practice support page. Here you will discover more about the roles that are required in all practice settings where pre-registration nursing, nurse associate and midwifery students have learning experiences as detailed within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2018) Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment (SSSA). 

In order to provide support, supervision and assessment of the students' achievement of the required proficiencies to attain a registrable qualification with the NMC everyone must receive some preparatory training. If you are interested in playing a part in the preparation of our future healthcare workforce, you can find details of preparation training for these roles within these pages. 

Within these pages you will also find information about: 

  • New roles and responsibilities for supporting students in practice  
  • How you can get involved - sign up to role preparation 
  • Skills and Simulation 



Get in touch

You will find contact details on the individual pages and within the specific sections