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Career advice

A nurse in ICU looks up from writing in notes to observe the patient. ICU can lack understanding of patients’ mental health care needs

Meeting patients’ mental health needs in critical care: a guide to close the skills gap

Newly registered nurse have produced a guide that ICU – and all acute teams – can use

Woman smiles as she makes notes in front of her laptop while working at home – doctoral research is a time commitment and work-life balance challenge

So you’re thinking of doing a PhD? Here’s what you need to know

A doctorate can boost your nursing career – find out how to step up to the challenge

A woman in a smart yellow blouse smiles widely at the person sitting opposite her at a desk, as in a nursing job interview

Going for a band 7 role? What to expect to be asked at your interview

Moving up to these senior roles can be a big step – prepare well with our interview tips

I’m a learning disability nurse – what are my career options?

The role can take you down exciting and challenging paths working with people of all ages

Storytelling

Narrative coaching for nurses and how it can help your career

Creating a narrative can be an invaluable tool. Find out more at Nursing Live

What you need to be a chief nurse – and my top tips for getting there

Focus on developing your skills in roles you love, and keep on learning

My job

How I became the UK’s first Filipino chief nurse – and learnings from my journey

Oliver Soriano describes how he has dealt with the highs and challenges along the way

Nurse talent managers in the NHS: what does this relatively new role involve?

Established to attract, retain and develop staff, these roles are a great career move too

What does a parish nurse do?

Paid and voluntary posts with local churches, providing holistic healthcare in the community

What does a nutrition nurse specialist do – and could it be your next career move?

A role delivering appropriate and safe feeding for patients, in hospital and at home

Becoming a chief nurse: what I’ve learned in the first year

Taking on a senior leadership role in the wake of a pandemic is not easy – here are my tips

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

Implementing new technologies is about change management and prioritising patient safety

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