Mentor Documents & Resources

Mentor Resources

Books and Reports

  • Bailey, H. Chambers, R. & Donovan, C. 2004. The good mentoring toolkit for healthcare. Abingdon: Radcliffe

  • Gopee, N. 2007. Mentoring and Supervision in Healthcare. London: Sage

  • Hinchliff, P. 2009. Practitioner as Teacher. 4th edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

  • Jarvis, P. & Gibson. S. 1997. The Teacher Practitioner and Mentor in Nursing, Midwifery, Health Visiting and the Social Services. 2nd edn. London: Nelson Thornes

  • Kinnell, D. & Hughes, P. 2009. Mentoring Nursing and Healthcare Students. London: Sage

  • Morton-Cooper, A. & Palmer, A. 1999. Mentoring, Preceptorship and Clinical Supervision: A Guide to Professional Support Roles in Clinical Practice. 2nd edn. Oxford: Blackwells

  • Neary, M. 2000. Teaching, Assessing and Evaluation for Clinical Competence: A Practical Guide for Practitioners and Teachers. London: Nelson Thornes

  • Nicklin, P. & Kenworthy, N. 2000. Teaching and Assessing in Nurse Practice: An Experiential Approach. 3rd edn. London. Bailliere Tindall

  • Rose, M. & Best, D. 2005. Transforming Practice Through Clinical Education, Professional Supervision and Mentoring. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

  • Stuart, C. C. 2006. Assessment, Supervision and Support in Clinical Practice: A Guide for Nurses, Midwives and Other Health Professionals. 2nd edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

  • Walsh, D. 2010. The Nurse Mentor’s Handbook: Supporting Students in Clinical Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Buddeberg-Fischer, B. & Herta, K. 2006. Formal Mentoring Programmes for Medical Students and Doctors: A Review of The Medline Literature. Medical Teacher 28 (3) 248-257

  • Cummins, A. 2009. Clinical Supervision: The Way Forward? A Review of the Literature. Nurse Education in Practice 9(3) 215-20

  • Duffy, K. 2003. Failing Students: A Qualitative Study of Factors that Influence the Decisions Regarding Assessment of Students’ Competence in Practice. London: Nursing and Midwifery Council

  • Laurence, G. & Moseley, M. 2007. What do Mentors Find Difficult? Journal of Clinical Nursing 17 (12) 1627-34

  • Omansky, G. 2010. Staff Nurses’ Experience as Preceptors and Mentors: An Integrative Review. Journal of Nursing Management 18 (6) 697-703

  • Sambunjak, D. et al. 2006. Mentoring in Academic Medicine: A Systematic Review. JAMA 296 (9) 1103-15

  • Secomb, J. 2008. A Systematic Review of Peer Teaching and Learning in Clinical Education. Journal of Clinical Nursing 17(6) 703-16

  • Straus, S. et al. 2009. Issues in the Mentor-Mentee Relationship in Academic Medicine: A Qualitative Study. Academic Medicine 84(1) 135-39
    Udlis K.A. 2008. Preceptorship in Undergraduate Nursing Education: An Integrative Review. Journal of Nursing Education 47(1) 20-29

  • Watson, R. et al. 2002 Clinical Competence Assessment in Nursing: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Advanced Nursing 39(5) 421-31

  • Wilkes, Z. 2006. The Student-Mentor Relationship: A Review of the Literature. Nursing Standard 20(37) 42-7

Journal Articles

  • Andrews, M. et al. 2010. Implementation and sustainability of the Nursing and Midwifery Standards for Mentoring in the UK. Nurse Education in Practice 10(5) 251-5

  • Armstrong, N. 2010. Clinical Mentors’ Influence on Student Midwives’ Clinical Practice. British Journal of Midwifery 18(2) 114-23

  • Beskine, D. 2009. Mentoring Students: Establishing Effective Working Relationships. Nursing Standard 23(30) 35-40

  • Carr, J. 2008. Mentoring Student Nurses in the Practice. Practice Nursing 19(9) 465-7

  • Haidar, E. 2007. Coaching and Mentoring Nursing. Nursing Management 14(8) 32-35

  • Hallin, K. & Danielson, E. 2009. Being a Personal Preceptor for Nursing Students: Registered Nurses Experiences Before and After Introduction of a Preceptor Model. Journal of Advanced Nursing (65(1) 161-174

  • Hunink, G. et al. 2009. Moral Issues in Mentoring Sessions. Nursing Ethics 16(4) 487-98

  • Hurley, C. & Snowden, S. 2008. Mentoring in Times of Change. Nursing in Critical Care 13(5) 269-275

  • McBrien, B. 2006. Clinical Teaching and Support for Learners in the Practice Environment. British Journal of Nursing 15(12) 672-6

  • Myall, M. Levett-Jones, T. & Lathlean, J. 2008. Mentorship in Contemporary Practice: The experiences of Nursing Students and Practice Mentors. Journal of Clinical Nursing 17(4) 1834-42

  • Ness, V. et al.2010. Supporting and Mentoring Nursing Students in Practice. Nursing Standard 25(1) 41-6

  • Pellatt, G. 2006. Nursing Mentor. The Role of Mentors in Supporting Pre-registration Students. British Journal of Nursing 15(6) 336-40

  • White, J. 2007. Supporting Students with Dyslexia in Clinical Practice. Nursing Standard 21(19) 35-42

Guidance Materials

Department of Health

  • Preparation of mentors and teachers: a new framework of guidance (2001)
  • Placements in focus: guidance for education practice for health care professional (2001
  • Mentoring for Doctors: signposts to current practice for career grade doctors (2004)

Royal College of Nursing

  • Guidance for mentors of nursing students and midwives (2007)
  • RCN Mentorship resources – a series of eight supporting resources (2010)
  • Helping students get the best from their practice placements (20070

Nursing and Midwifery Council

  • Modern supervision in action: a practical guide for midwives (2009)
  • Standards to support learning and assessment in practice (2008)

Royal College of Surgeons

University of Nottingham

NHS Education for Scotland

CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development)