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How to decode a job advert

How to decode a job advert Subscription Required

Job adverts can sometimes seem like they’re written in a different language, so let us help you tell what’s what …

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How to write an effective personal statement

Some nursing jobs may require you to write a personal statement. Here’s how to show how well you can nurse in a few hundred words …

10 ways to create an eye-catching CV Subscription Required

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

How to prepare for your first job interview Subscription Required

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

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How to prepare for your first mental health interview

How to prepare for your first mental health interview Subscription Required

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?

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Research

New awards to recognise nurse and midwifery research in Scotland

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.

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Men 'must be urged into care jobs'

More men 'must be urged into care jobs', says report

More must be done to encourage young men to consider a career in the care sector, a report has said.

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Care home staff 'should wear uniform', poll suggests

Care home staff 'should wear uniform', poll suggests

Staff working in care homes should wear a uniform, according to half of those questioned in a new poll.

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Lucy Alford

From student to staff nurse: My advice for the newbies

25-Jun-2015 | Updated: 10-Jul-2015

One year after qualifying, Lucy recalls the whirlwind of her first few months of being a qualified nurse

Successful mentoring in nursing

Successful Mentoring in Nursing, second edition

15-Jun-2015

‘This is such a valuable guide with references to nurse education and models of learning and teaching.’

Kings College London

National teaching fellowship for London nursing professor

12-Jun-2015

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.

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'Frontline leadership model is the way forward to boost care'

'Frontline leadership model is the way forward to boost care' Subscription Required

6-Jul-2015

Nursing leadership and its role in ensuring high-quality care continues to take centre stage in ongoing debates, successes and challenges facing the NHS.

'HCAs are vital and deserve to be called nursing assistants'

'HCAs are vital and deserve to be called nursing assistants' Subscription Required

22-Jun-2015

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.

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A course in advanced critical care practice Subscription Required

1-Jun-2015

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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Nursing Times recruitment special

Nursing Times recruitment special

Looking for a new career? Nursing Times Recruitment Special is packed full of hints and tips to help you bag your dream job. Remember to print it for future reference.

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NHS retirement fellowship: for the not so shy and retiring

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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Anaphylaxis management: Importance of better informed prescribing

28-Aug-2015

It is estimated that one in 1,333 members of the English population has experienced a severe allergic reaction during their lives. Anaphylaxis affects the airway, breathing, circulation or a combination of the three.

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Are you a Practice Nurse in the Surrey area? Get in touch today!

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