Careers

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Illustration of a woman shouldering the burden of falling dominoes and struggling to cope with the weight

Handling change at work and avoiding overload

How to maintain emotional balance in a new nursing role or challenging transition

Justin Mwange, a newly qualified nurse in Hull

My experience of suffering can make me a more compassionate nurse

A former refugee explains why years living in a camp convinced him he had to become a nurse

illustration show figure behind three masks graded by size

Imposter syndrome: don’t be too hard on yourself when you transition to a new role

Career transition can be uncomfortable, so be realistic about what you expect of yourself

Rose Webster

Why registered nurses should consider a PhD

A doctorate can help to develop skills, as well as being academically satisfying

RCNi Nursing and cAreers Jobs Fair sessions help attendees identify their next career move

How to take charge of your nursing career

Identifying your strengths and passions will help you navigate a career path that suits you

nurse director Diane Jones

From midwife to senior commissioner – one chief nurse’s curvy career path

Diane Jones explains the hunger for autonomy that’s driven her ambition

My job

Picture shows theatre nurse Marie Taniacao with the da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system. Her course at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust will give her the skills to assist surgeons during robotic operations.

Harnessing the power of robotics allows me to retain the human touch

A theatre nurse reflects on how her high-tech role enhances patient contact

Nurses Emma Cuthbert and Chelsea Jackson from the oncology ward at Northampton General Hospital

What it’s like working as an oncology nurse

Joining a cancer ward can be daunting, but it allows you to work closely with patients

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

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