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Charities offer a rewarding career

Making an impact in an area of health care that you are passionate about is the ideal for...

Knowing when to leave your work at the office

The unique pressures of the nursing role can make it difficult to switch off. Life coach...

When a colleague needs your support

What do you do if a colleague is having a bad day every day? Resist the urge to judge,...

Keeping community nurses safe from harm

Lone workers in community settings can be vulnerable to abuse. Dean Gurden looks at how to...

How to leave your job

Knowing when – and how – to move on is an important career skill.

Maintaining professional boundaries

Keeping the balance right in nurse-patient relationships is vital to protect yourself, your...

Overweight? Your chances of getting a job are reduced

Survey suggests obese healthcare staff have fewer career and training opportunities

Caring for yourself when you are the patient

Being a nurse doesn’t give immunity from long-term illness: points to consider after being...

Improving care through a clinical nurse researcher role

Oncology clinical trials nurse Julia Jonasi tells Ann Dix why she loves her job – and its...

Voluntary sector: feel-good posts outside the NHS offer job satisfaction

Information specialist nurse Ellen Watters offers advice to those wanting to move out of the...

Study highlights link between unfairness and staff sickness

Work dissatisfaction can affect health, recruitment and retention

Rediscover your passion by setting fresh career goals

Work motivation can be kick-started by redefining your ambitions

Stress puts off nurse directors from going for the top job

A recent report shows nurse directors are reluctant to take on chief executive roles because...

Simple ways to take back control and reduce your stress levels

In a challenging work situation, the level of stress and anxiety you are feeling may well be...

Be a leading candidate

Nerves can take hold and speech become garbled when you are put on the spot. Here, we offer...

Workplace matters

Medical settings are fast-paced and busy, so if someone is not pulling their weight, it can...

Tips for smart leaders

Are you working for a transformational leader? The sort of person the NHS desperately needs...

Stay open to change

Most of us find change a challenge, but by accepting it as inevitable we can make the most...

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