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

Macmillan nurses: find out about the wide range of NHS roles supported by the charity

It’s a huge force in UK cancer nursing, so could Macmillan have the right job for you?

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

Do you have a fantasy about handing in your notice or even leaving nursing for good?

Find out about the issues it would help you to consider before you take the plunge

Professional nurse advocates are popping up across the NHS – so how do you become one?

Nurses need clinical and well-being support like never before, which is where PNAs come in

What is coaching and how can it help me take my career to the next level?

Find out what to expect from career coaching and how it can offer you fresh perspective

How enhancing your clinical leadership skills will help your career

A good nurse is a good leader, and there’s training available to help achieve your potential

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Craving career change? Come to our jobs fair and meet a host of employers – entry free

Nurse recruiters will discuss job opportunities that could give your career a fresh start

Are you at a career crossroads? Advice for nurses looking to change direction

The pandemic has left many nurses thinking of changing their role. Here’s what to consider

What is competency and how can I maintain it?

Competency is a key principle of the NMC code and without it, patient safety is at risk

What does being a Queen’s Nurse mean and could it improve your practice?

The title recognises high standards of person-centred care in community nursing

Revalidating for the first time: what you need to know about each step of the process

We explain the requirements and timeline, plus how to stay on track using a portfolio

How new challenges re-energised our nursing careers

Two nurses prompted by the pandemic to move jobs talk about their new career paths

Becoming a nurse prescriber: how it could take your career in unexpected directions

Find out what you need to do to be qualified to practise as a non-medical prescriber

What are transferable skills and how can I use them to get my next nursing role?

Learn to identify and develop the skills you use day-to-day that can open up career options

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