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Building your portfolio
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new system of revalidation is likely to be introduced in April 2016.
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.
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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.
‘This will be a useful tool for all nurses aiming to be mentors to student nurses.’
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.’
Research into nursing careers
Through my experience in community nursing I believe registered nurses in district nursing teams need further academic support and clinical development after being in community practice for one year.
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.
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Return to practice
A return to practice scheme has started in Lincolnshire, with the aim of bringing back former nurses to the county’s acute and community services.
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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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A career close to practice and steeped in research is a rare thing for nurses, but it’s what is on offer at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.