Careers

Career advice

Unintended consequences

When you think you’re a good organiser, but they think you’re just plain bossy

Steps you can take to ensure nurse colleagues don’t misread your good intentions

nurse comforts tearful woman

Support in a crisis: what to bear in mind when comforting relatives in distress

How to feel better equipped to support patients’ loved ones when they are upset

Clinical academic nursing

How to build a career that combines clinical and research skills

Clinical academic nursing is relatively new but growing, with a career framework to match

Female nurse talking to a patient about their medication

Why nurses must facilitate patient education

Making time to inform patients about their health is vital to improving long-term outcomes

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A strategy to gain confidence at work

Being aware of your skills and strengths will give you confidence when applying for a new job

The best way to beat bullies at work

Bullying and harassment are a problem in the NHS, but there are strategies to help you cope

My job

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

As a manager, I’m still a nurse first and foremost

Chief executive Katie Fisher took a role outside the NHS ‘where I could make a difference’

Laura Carter-Penman

60 seconds with lead fertility nurse Laura Carter-Penman

The joys of balancing a leadership role with hands-on care

Lorraine O'Leary

60 seconds with oncology clinical nurse specialist Lorraine O’Leary

‘Every day I see how patients in cancer centres benefit from having a CNS’

60 seconds with surgical nurse practitioner Arniel Bautista Hernando

What I’ve learned in a career that has spanned London, Wales and the Philippines

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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