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Building your portfolio
A lack of clarity about advanced nursing practice led a Welsh trust to develop a portfolio for advanced nurse practitioners to document the nature of their roles.
Value-based recruitment is a challenge in healthcare, but multiple mini-interviews, which use a series of clinical scenarios, may offer a solution
Job adverts can sometimes seem like they’re written in a different language, so let us help you tell what’s what …
You may work with your hands, but to nab that job, you’ll have to impress on paper first. Jenni Middleton talks to the experts to find out how a strong CV can snatch you that crucial interview
Regardless of your nursing ability and potential, if you cannot perform well during a job interview it can be difficult to land your first nursing job after qualification
You’re through to the second round and you have the opportunity to wow your potential employers. But how can you ensure you get it right in your mental health interview?
Considering a new career?
Working as a traveling nurse can sound pretty glamorous. You get to travel to different cities and see the country, all while doing a job that truly helps people.
A new awards scheme for research carried out by nurses, midwives and allied health professionals based in Scotland has been launched to showcase their work and encourage others to follow suit.
More must be done to encourage young men to consider a career in the care sector, a report has said.
Staff working in care homes should wear a uniform, according to half of those questioned in a new poll.
One year after qualifying, Lucy recalls the whirlwind of her first few months of being a qualified nurse
‘This is such a valuable guide with references to nurse education and models of learning and teaching.’
Professor Stephen Tee, from the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy.
Research into nursing careers
Nursing leadership and its role in ensuring high-quality care continues to take centre stage in ongoing debates, successes and challenges facing the NHS.
Here in Northumbria we have launched our nursing strategy - a vision for compassionate frontline care - and within it have renamed healthcare assistants as nursing assistants.
The advanced critical care practitioner education programme was developed in response to medical staff shortages and offers nurses a new career pathway.
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Return to practice
The chief executive of Scotland’s biggest nursing agency has spoken of her “despair” at the shortage of qualified nurses to fill gaps in care.
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During long, frenetic days and nights working for the NHS, you might romanticise about a leisurely and relaxing retirement. However, for many retired NHS staff, it is not long before the novelty of having a bit of spare time starts to wear off.
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The Responsive Workforce Model at Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS), backed by Allocate Software HealthRoster and SafeCare, has reduced agency spend, ensured quality and freed up nurses for hands-on care