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A hands-on role where you’re trusted to use your own judgment

Advanced nurse practitioner Christy Samuel says challenges are what makes her job satisfying

How to write a statement of events

If your employer asks you to write a formal statement stay calm and follow these tips

What to do if you make a medication error

Nurses have a duty of candour when mistakes occur. Here’s how to handle the situation

Feeling overwhelmed by the digital workplace?

Rapid advances can be daunting. Follow these tips to improve your skills and confidence

Crossing continents as a nurse academic

Jacqueline Bloomfield says moving between the UK and Australia has helped her career progress

From beach days to bureaucracy: academic nursing in Australia

David Thompson found many similarities with working in the UK – but differences too

Super-switching: How to master the art of multitasking

Juggling duties may hinder productivity, but for nurses it's often the only choice

You can be amazing too: six small changes you can make to get out of a rut

Life as a nurse can be exhausting, but it’s important to recognise your own talents

Research should be part of nurses’ daily work

Trust creates new post of clinical professor to help nurses develop research skills

The benefits of making time to be kind

It can seem difficult when you’re under pressure, but showing kindness really does make a...

Colorectal: an underrated specialty

Choosing an unglamorous specialty was never an issue for colorectal consultant nurse Fiona...

No longer a backwater, care homes offer a career

Care homes can be vibrant places to work, with a clear career structure

Vulnerable patients: look beyond the obvious

Patients may want to hide frailties or fears, so adopt a curious attitude towards those in...

How to challenge the misguided assumptions we all make

You cannot take back an insensitive comment, but you can minimise the risk of it happening

How to help colleagues during real-life dramas

Supporting a nurse who is struggling can be difficult, but just listening is a good start

‘More bang for your buck’ at this year’s RCN congress

Four-day event in Belfast will offer a range of learning sessions and CPD opportunities

Show courage: Don't be afraid to ask your manager for support...

It's part of a nurse's role to offer kindness and care, but how brave do they feel when...
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Develop your career and learn to look after yourself at RCNi jobs fair

Self-care workshop will emphasise importance of work-life balance

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