Career advice

Are you a super-helper? How to ditch the guilt and avoid burnout

Super-helpers won’t say no to helping people even when it affects their well-being

Having trouble accessing clinical supervision? You’re not alone

How to overcome the barriers to supervision and help maintain a healthy workforce

Becoming a leader: what I’ve learned about making change happen

Tips on effective leadership from a nurse who had ‘no plan B’ but challenged herself

Loneliness in leadership: how to deal with it and support colleagues

Discussing loneliness is often still taboo, with leaders keen to appear strong

Diversity in senior roles: a programme for aspiring black and minority ethnic leaders

How an NHS England Midlands scheme aims to improve representation and support staff

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

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

Clinical research: how getting involved gives your professional development a boost

Tips for taking an active role in nurse research, and why it’s exciting and rewarding work

How to rebuild positivity and move forward even when you’re exhausted

COVID-19 pandemic has left nurses traumatised, but healing is possible

Why you should do a PhD: a nurse’s guide to entering the research world

Children’s cancer nurse Helen Pearson explains what motivates her academic work

Rachel Taylor with a research participant

Here’s why this is an exciting time to be a clinical research nurse

There is more guidance and support now for nurses who want to combine research with practice

Clinical academic nursing

How to build a career that combines clinical and research skills

Clinical academic nursing is relatively new but growing, with a career framework to match

Research should be part of nurses’ daily work

Trust creates new post of clinical professor to help nurses develop research skills

Further study for further development: the primacy of postgraduate studies

Since nursing became an all-graduate profession, undertaking a master's degree has become an...

Caring for yourself when you are the patient

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

More than meets the eye

In my work as a research nurse for more than four years, I gained experience in a range of...