Career advice

Choose your own rotation: how one trust is improving staff retention and well-being

Groundbreaking rotation programme is helping nurses find new confidence and career paths

Why dual registration is a win-win for nurses, patients and service users

Physical and mental health are so closely linked, education that balances both makes sense

Talking to patients about their mental health: how research can help you

Finding new skills developed my confidence and eased the fear of ‘getting it wrong’

Exit interviews: useful retention tool or meaningless tick-box exercise?

What makes for a good exit interview and how they can inform retention strategies

Considering defence nursing? Here’s what you need to know

You can also learn first hand – and earn money – by joining the reserves or MoD bank

How mentoring can help overseas nurses reach senior roles

A programme supporting Filipino nurses, plus tips for getting the most out of mentoring

How secondment could transform your career or offer a new direction

What you can gain from a role switch and the learning opportunities it brings

Returning to work: how to rebuild your confidence after an absence

Coping strategies to help you manage pressures after stress or illness-related leave

What does an organ donation specialist nurse do – and how can I become one?

The skills and experience you will need to coordinate donation and support families

Finding your voice as a newly registered nurse: tips and advice

Learn how to speak up to advocate for patients and establish yourself as a professional

Gambling addiction and recovery: what it’s like working in a pioneering NHS clinic

New clinics around the country are tackling the growth in problem gambling

Redeployed to an unfamiliar area: what is a floating shift and do I have to work it?

How to cope if your shift setting changes and ensure you work within your competency

Expedition nursing: an opportunity for thrill seekers to work while travelling

Job combines work with adventurous treks, sports trips or TV location shoots

How to find and prepare for your first (or next) nursing role

Watch our video for tips on how to find and prepare for a new role

Recruits from overseas: how to succeed in your career and thrive in the UK

Leading Filipino nurse shares his tips on adapting to British life and clinical practice

TV nurses: why being in a hospital documentary can show you and your team in a new light

How to get a job on set, and why medical programmes are a welcome spotlight on practice

Virtual wards: what are they and what do they mean for different nursing roles?

Services combine remote, hands-on and holistic nursing care – with new roles to match

What does it take to be a major trauma nurse practitioner?

Find out about a role that follows the patient from critical care to recovery