The Florence Nightingale Mentoring Programme


Professional King’s nurses and midwives all over the world are mentoring King’s nursing and midwifery students and recent graduates to help them succeed in their studies and new careers.

Designed to help King’s nursing and midwifery students and recent graduates benefit from the experience and expertise of King’s alumni. This programme connects students and recent graduates with King’s professional nurses and midwives who can mentor them during their studies and their first year of work.

King’s Nursing and Midwifery Mentors support students by:

  • sharing their nursing and midwifery industry expertise
  • providing educational advice and guidance
  • reviewing a nursing or midwifery CV
  • preparing recent graduates for interviews
  • coaching students and recent graduates through their career goals and aspirations
  • offering work placements and internship opportunities if available

Mentoring partnerships are fun, informal and the results can make a huge difference! King’s alumni and students can use King’s Connect to find a mentor and mentee. Joining is quick and easy, register below to start enjoying the benefits of a mentoring partnership!


Members of the programme are also invited to exclusive nursing and midwifery events throughout the year, providing them with an opportunity to meet with other members in person.

What’s on?

      • Lunch and Learn: Pursuing a Career in Nursing and Midwifery 
        Join this lunch and learn to hear from Anne Marie Rafferty CBE, Professor of Nursing Policy at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, as she shares her tips into pursuing a long and successful nursing and midwifery career. Professor Rafferty will speak about the opportunities and obstacles that she faced and how she was inspired by her mentors during the course of her career. 


Videos from our mentors:

    • Top 3 skills you need now to now to succeed as a nurse or midwife
      Watch here.
    • Anne Marie Rafferty CBE - A Career in Healthcare
      Watch here