Meet the cardiac nurses taking on what used to be doctors’ roles
Nurses are forging new career pathways that offer them scope for professional development and nursing innovation while easing pressures on medical colleagues
Nurses are expanding their roles into ever more complex care. And one specialty spearheading opportunities in areas that used to be the preserve of doctors is cardiac care.
Double win for nurses and patients
Hospitals are supporting their cardiac nurses to train in new procedures, with staff gaining advanced skills that could help relieve pressure on busy services.