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No longer a backwater, care homes offer a career

Care homes can be vibrant places to work, with a clear career structure

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Nurse with a zest for life – and a passion for palliative care

A student placement in a hospice ignited a passion for palliative care that has never left...

Care home tutor helps overseas nurses join UK register

A care home in Yorkshire is giving lessons to nurses from outside Europe who are working as...

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

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Maximising independence for people living with dementia

Belong villages chief operating officer Stacey McCann on supporting residents to live the...

Michelle Duffy

'Pulmonary rehabilitation gives people confidence to get on with their lives'...

Recently made a Queen’s Nurse by the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland, community...

Barbara Lawson

‘As nurses, we are always learning and developing’

Barbara Lawson, care home manager of Kincaid House in Greenock, Scotland, explains her...

‘Think about the difference you’ve made to someone’s life’

Dementia nurse consultant Yvonne Manson on why bad days at work should always be considered...

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‘Be curious about people and always show compassion’

Research director Professor Tanya McCance on embedding person-centred care in practice...

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‘Treat each older person as an individual and always care with a smile’

Double award-winning falls coordinator Sharon Love explains why she feels so passionately...

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