Careers

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'Take the risks to better your career prospects'...

Senior lecturer Nicola Evans, on how taking all opportunities can provide the best outcomes...

60 seconds with military mental health nurse Diane Palmer

Always aim high, and be an inspirational leader who students and staff can trust and learn...

60 seconds with lead nurse for specialist mental health services Angela Shorter 

Working in mental health gives you a huge amount of satisfaction, and the right opportunity...

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60 seconds with foundation professor of nursing Dave Clarke

Persevere, innovate and work as a team – you achieve so much more by working together, says...

Motorbiking, wood-chopping and accidental running; what makes mental health nurse Ed...

Community mental health nurse Ed Freshwater has the medical profession in his blood. After...

julia

Raising the profile of mental health nursing

In 2015, Julia Terry became the first mental health nurse in the UK to be awarded a

Career advice

SAD: What to do if winter brings you down

Winter can take an emotional toll, particularly for those who experience seasonal affective...

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‘I was offered a job at the RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair’

When mental health nurse Kellyann Anderton-Kay visited the RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair in...

Custody nurse

Delivering person-centred care in police custody

From seeing a detainee who has collapsed in a cell to assessing someone’s fitness to be...

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

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