Quality & Leadership Placement Expansion

Work has begun to create a placement circuit which is related to Quality and leadership in Healthcare. This circuit will be suitable for students on health-related programmes and will enable students from different professional groups to work together. The main...

RePAIR Project

The Student Quality Ambassador Project will be linking with the RePAIR (Reducing Pre-registration Attrition and Retention) project at Health Education England. The input of the SQAs will provide an insight into the experience of students and what motivates them to...

SQA North East

We are excited to announce that funding has bee secured to expand the SQA Project into North East Yorkshire. This means that the many opportunities that SQA offers can be accessed by student on pre-registration healthcare courses. The SQA Project offers a supportive...

SQAs influence Placement Expansion work

A number of Student Quality Ambassadors have collaborated with Health Education England to work towards increasing placement capacity for healthcare students as well as ensuring students receive a positive learning experience. This is part of a wider piece of regional...

Dementia Friends

SQA and Dementia Friends Champion Leonie Fenton, TNA from Edge Hill University has been working hard to roll out Dementia Friends to other SQAs and beyond. I was lucky enough to attend an online Dementia Friends session, and took away some really useful tips as to how...

Student Nursing Times Awards – SQA Success!

We are so pleased to announce that SQA Rose James was awarded with a Student Nursing Times 2020 Award, for outstanding contribution to student affairs!Congratulations to SQAs Daniel Branch and Aaron Hobin for being runner-ups for a Student Nursing Times Award!We are...

Upcoming Events

 1 Hour Online Events  Find out more about the role of a Student Quality Ambassador and what opportunities it could give you. Dates Friday, 14 August 2020 10:30  Wednesday, 30 September 2020 16:00  Thursday, 1 October 2020 10:30  Wednesday, 14 October 2020 16:00 ...

A Big Hello!!

     Yvette Heatley – North West SQA Project Lead  I would like to introduce myself as I undertake my role as North West Project Lead for the Student Quality Ambassador (SQA) Project. Since qualifying as an Adult Nurse from the University of Chester in 2010, I have...