Student Quality Ambassadors
The Student Quality Ambassador (SQA) Project was launched
by Health Education North West (HENW) in 2011. Since then, there
has been 2 more phases recruiting student nurses, student midwives
and student allied health professionals.
The primary role of the SQA is to highlight and share best
practice. They are expected to be able to challenge standards of
care within the placement area and suggest areas of
SQA's use quality measurement tools such as the 15 Step
Matrix, acting as a 'fresh pair of eyes' in a placement area in
order to feedback and enhance current practice.
SQA's are required to attend various development days
throughout their placement, these hours will be included in their
If you are a Student Quality Ambassador coming on a placement in
the Trust, or a mentor who wants to find out more about what the
SQA role entails your Practice Education Facilitator (PEF) point of
contact is Kirsty Walsh.
She can be contacted on 0161 901 1854 or via email: Kirsty.email@example.com
For further information please click on links below:
SQA Real Life Story 1
SQA Real Life Story 2
SQA Real Life Story 3
SQA Summer Newsletter