Last year, after nine years of working as a staff nurse and deputy sister within acute medicine, I moved into teaching at a large university.
How will you look back on your nursing career when you retire? As he unwillingly reaches retirement, Nigel Jopson talks through his reflections, regrets and memories from his 25-year nursing career
A terrorist called Adrian. How very British. He was even born in Kent, the garden of England.
Investing in GI nursingSubscription
Every clinician thinks their speciality is the best, should have the most funding, the best resources and the highest quality patient experience.
As the end of her PhD approaches, Liz shares her thoughts on how the role of nurses within research is expanding
On International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March), Morvia Gooden, former nurse/midwife and senior programme lead at the NHS Leadership Academy, shares her personal experiences of being a black woman living and working in the NHS
This is a different kind of blog. It’s about students, but isn’t addressed to students – it’s addressed to the mentors, practice facilitators and healthcare staff everywhere.
'The day I started to feel like a nurse'Subscription
On the day you qualified, after you’d passed the exams, collected your badge and certificate, did you feel that you were a nurse?
Don’t be a dipstick with antibioticsSubscription
We are entering an era when people may become seriously unwell and even die as a result of simple infections because increased antibiotic use has led to a rise in bacterial resistance.
'I'm just a care home nurse'Subscription
I chose this title as that’s how people see me: ‘just a care home nurse’. But I know that I and my sector colleagues are so much more.