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Schooling the next generation of nurses in Nanjing

12 September 2016
Schooling the next generation of nurses in Nanjing

In both China and the UK, the critical role of nurses in health services is increasingly recognised. Nurses can have a transformative impact on patient care through evidence-based practice.

The Nanjing Health School Collaboration, one of the major Sino-British collaborations announced during the visit of President Xi Jinping in October 2015, is built around world-class education and best practice in nursing.

As the UK’s number one nursing school, the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery & Palliative Care at King’s was chosen by the Nanjing Health School to work together on this ground-breaking collaboration in nursing education, sharing best practice and providing staff and student exchange opportunities.

The five-year long project, which began in December 2015, will see King’s providing consultancy, education and training to help build the Nanjing healthcare workforce, and establish a major new Nanjing Nightingale Nursing College.

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