Career advice

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...

QNI programme

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...

Sickness

Study highlights link between unfairness and staff sickness

Work dissatisfaction can affect health, recruitment and retention

Careers target

Rediscover your passion by setting fresh career goals

Work motivation can be kick-started by redefining your ambitions

Executive stress

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...

Stressed nurse

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...

Job interview

Be a leading candidate

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

Ruth May

For Ruth May the priorities are staffing, reducing falls, and supporting talent

Ruth May is one of the UK's most senior nurses, but she’s most proud of her work on...

Workplace matters

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

Tips for smart leaders

Are you working for a transformational leader? The sort of person the NHS desperately needs...

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...

RCN Wales Nurse of the Year 2015 says nurse leaders should be visible and approachable

Claire Harris leads a team of 40 nurses delivering stroke services

From negative to positive: turn redundancy into an opportunity

Being made redundant can feel like a crushing blow, but it might just be the springboard to...

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