These programmes aim to develop and support preceptees and preceptors in practice. It guides staff on how to fully engage and participate in the preceptorship process by helping them fulfil their responsibilities in line with the Preceptorship Framework.
A preceptee is a newly registered practitioner on part 1, 2 or 3 of the NMC register, who is entering practice for the first time as a nurse, midwife or SCPHN. The term also includes those returning to practice and new registrants from outside the UK. A preceptor is a registered nurse, midwife or SCPHN who has been given a formal responsibility to support a newly registered practitioner through preceptorship.