Your Professional Responsibility as a Mentor

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In accordance with the Regulatory and Professional Body (DH/NMC/HCPC) Mentor Standards for Learning and Assessment in Practice, you will already have completed an approved mentor preparation programme.

In order to keep your mentorship current, it is essential that you:

  • Participate in an annual (12 months) Mentor Update.
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development.

To be assured of the quality of the future healthcare workforce it is also essential that:

  • Students are supervised by mentors who are positive role models.
  • Students are supervised and assessed by mentors who support care that embraces the underpinning principles and values of the NHS Constitution and the 6Cs.
  • Mentors encourage and inspire students to make a difference to patient care.