What's it like to be newly qualified?
The day after my course finished my first thoughts were “wow, I made it”, and “oh no”. It’s an exciting, but terrifying time, and to be honest I was still wondering if I was cut out for nursing.
You’ve done it – you’ve made it through your training and you’ve landed that all-important first job as a staff nurse. But how will you make it through the ups and downs of your first year?
New course for aspiring nurse researchersSubscription
A unique new course for new recent nursing graduates who want to peruse a career in research has been launched in Scotland.
Learn from our recruitment experts and soon you’ll have that job in the bag
10 ways to effectively manage your time on the ward Subscription
As a newbie nurse, work on the ward is bound to feel a bit overwhelming but you can use these simple time management skills to de-stress and get more done …
Everything you need to know about preceptorshipSubscription
Through preceptoriship your employer can help you transform from student nurse to staff nurse …
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I’m a registered nurse ... so what next?Subscription
Now that you’re an RN, it’s time to find your niche.
Money, money, money: agenda for changeSubscription
Confused about how much money you can expect to make once you’re qualified? Agenda for Change does the penny-counting for you
How to register with the NMCSubscription
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has over 600,000 nurses and midwives on its books and if you want to work in the UK you’ll have to join them. Here’s how …