Return to practice
My journey back to nursing practiceSubscription
Nursing Times blogger Jane Jennion takes us through week one of her return to nursing after 23 years away.
Reflections on a return to practiceSubscription
As I walked back onto a ward after 25 years away, I experienced a mixture of familiarity and cold fear.
Returning to practice: registering with the NMCSubscription
To practise as a nurse in the UK, you must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Support for former nurses wishing to return to the profession is patchy, with many struggling to access courses and some forced to organise their own work experience, a review by Health Education England has found.
A new course designed to attract former nurses back into the profession is being launched at Sheffield Hallam University in the wake of the current staff shortages.
A six-month return to practice programme is starting this summer at the University of York to encourage former nurses in North Yorkshire to return to the profession.
Health Education England will pay for courses to encourage former nurses to return to the profession, Nursing Times can reveal ahead of a campaign to help address national staff shortages.
A major campaign is due to be launched today to encourage former nurses to rejoin the profession in order to alleviate the current shortage of staff in the NHS.
Health Education England have answered some of the most frequently asked questions on returning to nursing practice
After hearing the concerns of potential return to practice candidates, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust developed a programme offering support where it is needed most