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

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

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How to stay focused on your career goals and reach the next step

A guide to setting SMART goals, staying on track and finding a coach or mentor

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

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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

Nursing and teaching: how to have the best of both worlds

Bridge the gap between clinical practice and academia, while still working for the NHS

How can I advance as a nursing associate?

Make the most of career opportunities whether you aspire to nurse registration or not

Innovations that improve patient care and experience: how to make your vision work

Nurses who turned inspiration into real-world improvements share their tips for success

Midlife financial review: do I need one, and how do I do it?

Tips for nurses on NHS pensions, planning for future need and seeking financial advice

Safe staffing: how to report concerns, whatever your role or seniority

A practical guide to using ‘red flags’ to raise staffing gaps

Job interview tips: how to answer those ‘tricky’ questions

Steps you can take to prepare and talk with confidence about your skills and achievements

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

Forensic nursing: is custody healthcare practitioner the career move you’re looking for?

It’s a role that offers autonomy and the chance to advocate for vulnerable individuals

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

Find out about the role, the career development opportunities and the skills required

CPD: what activities count for revalidation?

It doesn’t just mean training courses – find out what else counts for your CPD hours

Mental health support: what can well-being advisers bring to your workplace?

Self-care advice and support in the workplace makes sense for morale and retention

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 is a Freedom to Speak Up guardian and how do I become one?

Those in the role provide crucial support for clinicians who raise concerns

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