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Prepare to succeed

Nurses are increasingly required to give presentations, whether in front of their class, to...

Values light the way to work

Since the inquiry into care failings at Mid Staffs, ‘values’ has become a buzzword in...

A chance to sell yourself

A good CV should make the reader want to meet you. It should tell a compelling story that...

Healthy staff provide better care

Supporting staff to improve their own health is crucial to getting care right for patients,...

Passion will follow after skills

A wait-and-see attitude to career planning is rarely the path to success.

Striking the right staff balance

Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust is one of a number of trusts across England currently...

Feeling the pressure at work

Nursing can be a particularly stressful profession. It is not just physically demanding, but...

My work is unique

Helen Goldsmith on her agency role.

Brush up on your pitch

The elevator pitch has become shorthand for the brief statement used as an introduction in a...

Managing emotions at work

Every nurse is taught during training to put their emotions to one side when making...

Change for the better

Nurses are in an ideal position to use the simple technique of questioning to help patients...

Tips for preceptorship

Fostering a good relationship with your preceptor is essential.

Taking theory into real life

A programme that links postgraduate nursing students undertaking their final projects with...

Too busy to take time out

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be painful and uncomfortable. More than one in three...

Making the most of complaints

Her role as a clinical adviser to the health ombudsman reminds Cherilee Angland that little...

Get it right from the start

With graduation day over and their names and PIN numbers appearing on the Nursing and...

What is your personality type?

Have you ever found yourself irritated by other team members because they do not do things...

Ward off unwanted advances

Nurses are particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment from patients, visitors or co-...

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