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nurse makes the 'time out' sign with her hands

Workplace time-out: when some things are best left unsaid

Not everything has to be up for discussion, even if colleagues’ opinions clash with yours

Cambridge nurse Olivia Rees leads a nurse teaching session at Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar. The aim was to improve intensive care management of trauma patients

Overseas education exchange: what we learned about investing in nurse leadership

Six-month trauma management teaching trip to Myanmar was a rich learning experience

Women smiling in a fitness class. Maintaining your own wellbeing is hard when you're a nurse, but important

Self-care for nurses: it’s not selfish to think of your own health and well-being

Looking after yourself is essential when you are caring for others

Financial education can help nurses to plan for retirement and unexpected loss of income

Financial know-how for nurses: make your money work for you

Planning for retirement, or living week to week? Financial education lets you take control

Rachel Taylor with a research participant

Here’s why this is an exciting time to be a clinical research nurse

There is more guidance and support now for nurses who want to combine research with practice

Gamu Mhizha

International recruitment: this is a foreign world to them. I say ‘you can do it’

Gamu Mhizha came to England to train in 2003. Now she is encouraging other overseas recruits

My job

Nursing associates in training

I’m proud to be training as a nursing associate – and let me tell you why

Misunderstood role is no mere stepping stone – it has a distinctive place in the nursing team

NET Patient Foundation

NET nurses: supporting patients confused by their rare cancer diagnosis

‘Even healthcare professionals don’t know enough about neuroendocrine cancers’

Nadia Freri

I love how my job combines education and training with clinical practice

Clinical educator Nadia Freri wanted to go to the next level, but not as a nurse manager

Sue Smith

Charity abseil is my way to face my fears – and honour the NHS

Former health visitor Sue Smith is taking on a daring challenge to mark a career milestone

woman uses home dialysis machine

Seeing the independence that home dialysis gives patients makes our job worthwhile

A renal nurse explains the challenges and rewards of running a home haemodialysis service

Zoe Butler

We should be building people up, not knocking them down

Zoe Butler explains how she is using her role as a university lecturer to inspire students

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