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Nurse First in the Media

Dave Dawes explains the Nurse First programme

Nurse First Part 2: innovation and persuasion from Social Enterprise Live.

21 Oct 2011 - Nurse First begins with 24 community entrepreneurs

The first 24 community nurse and allied health professionals to undertake the new year-long ‘Nurse First’ programme have started their initial three day workshop. The programme, developed and delivered jointly between The Queen’s Nursing Institute and Buckinghamshire New University, mirrors the very successful ‘Teach First’ programme which produces top leaders in schools. Read more at

4th August 2012 - Nurses’ development scheme seeks 25 to go first

A groundbreaking educational initiative for nurses has just been launched to develop leadership and innovation in community nursing. Nurse First is a new initiative created by the Queen's Nursing Institute, Buckinghamshire New University and healthcare company Johnson & Johnson. Johnson & Johnson also sponsors Nurse First. Read more at

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