Six student nurses in their second year of training at Birmingham City University have recently completed placements with practices at Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The first full programme in the region, it has been championed by Solihull CCG to encourage student nurses to follow a career in primary care.
Safina talks about her recent placement with Solihull CCG at Craig Croft Medical Centre in the North of Solihull.
Kirsty Millard, Practice Nurse Development Lead at Solihull CCG and a Practice Nurse at Hampton-in-Arden Surgery in the South of Solihull, talks about her experience of recent student nurse placements.
The CCG plans to take another, bigger group of students and involve more practices in November - read more.
Practices interested in getting involved in the programme should email Kirsty Millard.