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Career advice

How to rebuild positivity and move forward even when you’re exhausted

COVID-19 pandemic has left nurses traumatised, but healing is possible

Is it time to step up to a band 6 nursing position?

The pandemic may have given you a taste of more senior roles – so consider your next move

Why human factors is about more than communication and teamwork

How human factors can improve nurses’ workplaces and create safer, streamlined services

Preparing for leadership roles: tips for developing confidence

How to learn from a mentor, silence your inner doubt and develop your own leader style

Strategies to avoid feeling overwhelmed by pressure at work

Learn how to adopt whatever emergency coping strategies suit you best

Nursing in survival mode: how to stop your stress turning into distress

The pandemic is placing huge demands on nurses, and something’s got to give

My job

Island nursing: why it’s rich in career opportunities as well as work-life balance

A nurse explains the professional rewards of finding a job on a small island

From burnout to a top job in nursing research: what I’ve learned

Senior nurse researcher Jill Maben shares her tips for a move into research

Infection prevention and control nursing: could it be your next career move?

The COVID-19 pandemic has given infection prevention and control extra impetus

Critical care in the community: how a secondment has expanded my skills and experience

RCN Nurse of the Year Ana Waddington is pushing her boundaries in a mobile response unit role

Why an NHS COVID swabbing service tempted me out of retirement and back to practice

Retired nurses are bringing knowledge and skills to a complex and essential service

Gender-based violence nursing: this rewarding new role and its responsibilities

A nursing career that’s improving the healthcare experience of domestic abuse survivors

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