Career advice

Is it time to step up to a band 6 nursing position?

The pandemic may have given you a taste of more senior roles – so consider your next move

Mental health nursing in primary care: could you take an advanced role at a GP surgery?

Discover the advanced role that helps raise the profile of mental health services

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Looking for a fresh career challenge? Come to our virtual job fairs

Meet nursing employers online, take part in live discussions and earn CPD credits

COVID-19 and mental health: retaining and recruiting nurses now and beyond the pandemic

New plan for England highlights the ‘unique selling points’ of mental health nursing

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Fear and anxiety can infect teams, but you can harness this crisis to come out stronger

COVID-19 is putting nurses under extreme pressure, so here’s how to help colleagues cope

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Why forensic mental health nursing is such a rewarding career

A challenging role where compassion and advocacy go hand in hand with public protection

SAD: What to do if winter brings you down

Winter can take an emotional toll, particularly for those who experience seasonal affective disorder, but there are ways to manage it

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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 Manchester the last thing she expected was to be offered a job on the spot.

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 interviewed for murder, it's all in a day's work for police custody nurse Matt Peel.

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 diagnosed

Sickness

Study highlights link between unfairness and staff sickness

Work dissatisfaction can affect health, recruitment and retention

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Rediscover your passion by setting fresh career goals

Work motivation can be kick-started by redefining your ambitions

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...

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...

Be a leading candidate

Nerves can take hold and speech become garbled when you are put on the spot. Here, we offer...

Workplace matters

Medical settings are fast-paced and busy, so if someone is not pulling their weight, it can...

Stay open to change

Most of us find change a challenge, but by accepting it as inevitable we can make the most...

Want to set up a nurse-led clinic? Here's how to do it...

Detailed planning and communication with team members are vital to creating a successful...

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