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Support and supervision in practice: Surgical Care Practice

It is recognised that the contribution of the supervisory team in providing supervision, support and opportunities to develop mastery and competence in a specialist area of advanced practice is crucial.

Support for key personnel should be provided by the educational institute delivering the programme in the form of workshops, supportive literature and regular dialogue.

Key personnel who will be supporting and assessing students in practice include:

Consultant Surgeon Supervisor


Educational supervisors

A number of other professionals are involved in supporting students in practice:

Associate mentor

Education champions

Personal tutors