This book covers everything that the overseas student will need before and during their studies on the Overseas Nursing Programme (ONP). Techniques are covered to help with work and studying, as well as plenty of exercises and activities to help the student towards success. It provides information to guide the student both through the ONP and also working in the NHS. It also makes the student aware of the responsibilities that both they and their employers have as they begin working.
Foreword Introduction Chapter 1 How can I get the best out of my overseas nurses' programme? Chapter 2 The role of the nurse in the UK: meeting the competencies of the Overseas Nurses Programme Chapter 3 How is health care in the UK funded and organised? Chapter 4 What can I expect from my placement? Chapter 5 What will it be like living and working in the UK? Introducing a multicultural workforce for a multicultural society Chapter 6 Communication skills and 'UK health care English' Chapter 7 What does the future hold for you as a nurse in the UK? Glossary Index