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Monday 24th October 2016

Mentoring and Supervision in Healthcare

2nd January 2008

This authoritative and up-to-date book examines the knowledge base, skills and attitudes required for mentoring in the context of healthcare.


The text explores theories and research on mentoring by analysing their strengths and weaknesses. It also draws upon standards and competencies for mentors and examines how they can be applied to day-to-day mentoring and clinical practice activities.

By adopting an analytical and interactive style, the book emphasises the application of theories and principles to various clinical settings.

Key features include: Comprehensive content - examines learning styles; different learning environments; evidence-based care; principles of assessment; the mentor's leadership, evaluation of teaching. Practice-oriented - case studies offer links to 'real-life' and the chapters provide effective frameworks for mentoring in practice. Interactive - activities and Mentoring and Supervision in Healthcare will be a core text for mentor preparation courses in nursing, midwifery and across the healthcare sector.

It will support learning and ongoing professional development for all healthcare professionals. Neil Gopee is a senior lecturer in the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare at Coventry University.

His teaching and research is primarily focused on mentorship and facilitating learning.


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