Careers

Career advice

My first time in charge of a ward: what it taught me about delegation and leadership

Being in charge can seem daunting but go for it if you get the chance – and here’s why

Non-medical prescribing preceptorship: boosting your confidence to practise autonomously

How nurse prescribers are getting the support they need to grow into their role

Why career progression is a steeper climb for nurses trained overseas

Foreign nurses can find it harder to win promotion in the NHS – and that’s got to change

From HCA to chief executive: what I’ve learned about leadership

How Jane Padmore has developed her own style, built around driving improvements for patients

What does a career in the Royal Navy involve – and could it be the job for you?

This nursing path can offer travel and adventure and recruits get paid to train

Band 7 here I come: how to prepare yourself to achieve promotion

Advice on making the jump from band 6, and questions you’re likely to face at interview

My job

What is a digital nurse specialist – and could it be your next role?

Implementing new technologies is about change management and prioritising patient safety

Critical care at high altitude – could flight nursing be the job for you?

The role allows you to take your nursing skills to greater heights – find out what’s involved

Pain management nursing: is it the career move you’ve been looking for?

Nurse specialist’s tips on what to do if you want to explore this fulfilling role

What does a scrub nurse do – and could you be one?

Perioperative practitioners, or theatre nurses, work in anaesthetics, surgery or recovery

Critical care in the community: how a secondment has expanded my skills and experience

RCN Nurse of the Year Ana Waddington is pushing her boundaries in a mobile response unit role

Gender-based violence nursing: this rewarding new role and its responsibilities

A nursing career that’s improving the healthcare experience of domestic abuse survivors

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