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How to… move into a community settingSubscription
Susan Hughes of the Health Learning and Skills Advice Line gives staff nurses advice on moving into the community.
How to… become a health visitorSubscription
Ever considered moving into a primary care setting? Susan Hughes, from the Health, Learning and Skills Advice Line explains how to become a health visitor - one of the options available to qualified nurses and midwives.
Thinking of using your nursing skills in areas other than hands on care? Susan Hughes, a career coach at the Health Learning and Skills Advice Line, explains how to make the move.
Susan Hughes, from the Health, Learning and Skills Advice line, on the unique career paths available to nurses with a passion for nutrition
Returning to work after a break can look a bit daunting, but Susan Hughes, from the Health, Learning and Skills Advice line explains how to access Return to Practice courses, and make a success of rejoining the nursing profession.
How to... go from diploma to degreeSubscription
For many prospective student nurses, the choice between a diploma or a degree qualification can be a tricky one. As well as concerns about how qualifications will affect career prospects once you’re qualified, financial reasons and entry requirements may also play a big part in decision making.
How to... become a registered nurseSubscription
For many healthcare assistants, the prospect of training to become a registered nurse is an increasingly attractive idea. For others, it’s never been in question - it’s just been a case of finding the right time to take the plunge. But how do you go about it?
How to... evaluate your careerSubscription
Whether you’re happy with the job you have, or are thinking about moving into a new work area, taking time to evaluate your career can help to create new, alternative perspectives for you and your career. Susan Hughes of the Health Learning and Skills Advice Line here explains how.
How to... get ahead this yearSubscription
What do you want to achieve in the year ahead? If any of your new year’s resolutions involved setting yourself challenges in your career, Susan Hughes from the Health, Learning and Skills Advice Line has some great practical ideas to help you achieve your goals.
How to... improve your population's healthSubscription
Stories about the state of the nation’s health don’t seem to have been out of the news recently. The government’s responses to issues such as obesity, alcohol consumption and sexual health mean there’s an exciting range of opportunities for nurses to support people in making lasting lifestyle changes.