RCN: First steps for healthcare assistants
First Steps is the RCN’s most popular free e-learning tool for health care assistants. It’s a perfect resource to dip in and out of, whether you’re new to the post or looking to refresh your knowledge and skills.
RCN: 100 top tips from HCWs, HCAs, APs and other nursing support workers
Royal College of Nursing (2017) Accountability and delegation: a guide for the nursing team, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2015) Careers support: An RCN guide for health care assistants and assistant practitioners, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2018) The RCN money guide for HCA’s, HCSWs, APs, trainee nursing associates and nursing apprentices, London: RCN.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) Standards of proficiency for nursing associates, London: NMC.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018?) Delegation and accountability. Supplementary information to the NMC code, London: NMC.
NHS Education for Scotland: Workforce development - healthcare support worker
NHS Wales: Developing excellence in healthcare: an NHS Wales skills and career framework for healthcare support workers
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership: HCSW Code of Conduct and Code of Practice
Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council for Nursing and Midwifery (NIPEC): Development of health care support worker roles supporting nursing (2013-2014)
Skills for Health: The Care Certificate