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Making sure work is recognised and valued

Lorraine Hicking-Woodison on the privilege and rewarding feeling you get from being an...

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RCN credentialing: Assessing advanced level practice

As the RCN’s new scheme to offer accreditation for advanced nurse practitioners gathers pace...

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New RCN scheme will enhance career prospects of advanced nurse practitioners

Ahead of the spring roll out of the RCN’s new credentialing scheme, Lynne Pearce talks to...

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QNI programme will shape community nursing leaders of the future

Next spring will see the launch of a leadership programme for Queen’s Nurses. Lynne Pearce...

Leader

Making the transition from colleague to manager

Moving from colleague to manager can be fraught with challenges for nurses. Kathy Oxtoby...

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...

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‘I love to see residents happy and content, and their relatives reassured’

Julie Newman, manager of Ivybank House care home, Falkirk, reflects on her career to date

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‘Never let anyone force you into lowering your values as a nurse’

Nursing support director Paul Jebb on the importance of role modelling

60 seconds with Macmillan director of nursing Barry Quinn

Barry Quinn talks about his career in cancer and palliative care and the lessons learned

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‘Remember why you came into nursing and what difference you make’

Chief nurse and director of quality Allison Cannon explains what inspires her

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‘Nursing is one of the best and most rewarding jobs’

Tissue viability nurse consultant Julie Tyrer explains why her patients’ reactions make her...

Stacey McCann

‘Don’t be afraid to be a leader’

After 36 years working in the NHS, Stacey McCann is using her skills as chief operating...

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