Careers

Career advice

Tapping into the wisdom of learning disabilities nurses

The RCN wants all acute hospitals to have 24-hour access to a learning disabilities liaison...

Look after yourself

Caring for yourself when you are the patient

Being a nurse doesn’t give immunity from long-term illness: points to consider after being...

Sickness

Study highlights link between unfairness and staff sickness

Work dissatisfaction can affect health, recruitment and retention

Careers target

Rediscover your passion by setting fresh career goals

Work motivation can be kick-started by redefining your ambitions

Executive stress

Stress puts off nurse directors from going for the top job

A recent report shows nurse directors are reluctant to take on chief executive roles because...

Stressed nurse

Simple ways to take back control and reduce your stress levels

In a challenging work situation, the level of stress and anxiety you are feeling may well be...

My job

Sabine Schwaebisch

It’s a real privilege to support a family at the end of their child’s life

Sabine Schwaebisch on her role as as a band 6 care team nurse in palliative care at Helen...

Helen Laverty

‘Be brave, be fearless and always listen’

Helen Laverty is the leading light behind the Positive Choices conference

Examining successes over investigating failures is the way forward, says emeritus...

Ulster University's emeritus professor Roy McConkey thinks you can learn a great deal more...

'Remaining focused on working together will move our profession forward'

As one of two learning disability consultant nurses in England, Joann Kiernan is keen to...

Brian Evans

'I enjoy supporting people to develop and reach their full potential'...

Clinical nurse specialist for learning disabilities Brian Evans is a strong advocate for...

David Harling

Morrissey and why I became a learning disability nurse

David Harling was inspired by The Smiths to make something of his life. He chose a career in...

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