Examples of what has been done

A nursing training scholarship programme

Overview

The ESC supports research and collaboration in nursing care for HF patients by awarding 2 HF nurse training fellowships annually.

What they did

Since 2011 the ESC has been awarding annual research fellowships worth €24,000 each to qualified nurses who are interested in advancing the field of nursing care for HF patients.

The programme is aimed to advance research on nursing care in HF, support exchange between HF research institutions and develop the academic skills of nurse research fellows.

The fellowship is open to European nurses currently enrolled in an MSc course, who will be undertaking a research project in a host institution.

What they achieved?

Since 2011, 8 nurses have been awarded the fellowship, including participants from Germany, Netherlands, Turkey, Iceland, UK, Cyprus and Spain.