This mini-website has been developed to guide Northern Ireland employers and managers of Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registrants in the implementation, audit and evaluation of perceptorship.  It will also be a useful resource for preceptees and preceptors including those responsible for leading and managing preceptorship within their organisations.  The Preceptorship Framework will enable a consistent approach to preceptorship for those employed as nurses midwives or specialist community public health nurses.

 Click here to download a copy of the preceptorship framework - Appendix 1 provides details of those involved in its development

To understand the relationship between preceptorship, induction and probation view here.

To download and complete the Professional Skill set  self-assessment tool for Preceptors and the Preceptorship Audit Tool click here

Throughout your career pathway as a nurse or midwife you should have access to professional support and development in the form of: mentorship, preceptorship and supervision.  Hover over the diagram below to find out more about each process.


Please select an option from the left hand side for more information regarding each topic.