Career advice

Opportunities for nurses in the ambulance service

Looking for a career change or new ways to test your skills? A role with the ambulance...

Showing appreciation to agency nurses brings rewards for all staff

Practice-related feedback from an agency nurse caused Sarah Priday to reflect on the...

Strategies to boost your emotional resilience

Avoid burnout and enjoy your career more by learning how to improve your mental wellbeing by...

Nurse with a zest for life – and a passion for palliative care

A student placement in a hospice ignited a passion for palliative care that has never left...

SAD: What to do if winter brings you down

Winter can take an emotional toll, particularly for those who experience seasonal affective...

Coping with winter: tips for staying fit and healthy

Winter is one of the busiest times for nurses, and maintaining a good work-life balance can...

Care home tutor helps overseas nurses join UK register

A care home in Yorkshire is giving lessons to nurses from outside Europe who are working as...

‘It feels like my trust is investing in me and planning for the future’ 

An interview at the RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair in Birmingham landed nurse Charlotte Hall a new...

Reflective writing workshop proves a hit

Reflection is a key part of revalidation, but reflective writing is not always easy for...

Use reflection to see your work as being about people, not tasks

Heavy workloads can make it hard to see patients as individuals. Reflect on the bad moments...

Meet the nurse who performs surgery 

Nurse Sara Dalby, who has been a surgical care practitioner for six years and will soon...

Prison nursing: opportunities, autonomy and known risks

Prisons can be dangerous places but the risks are known and are planned for. And with prison...

Reconnecting with why you became a nurse

When conditions are tough it’s easy to feel disconnected from the values that led you into...

Maintain your standards of care – but be realistic

Knowing what matters to you most, and that you're doing the best job possible, can help you...

Improving patient care through effective leadership 

A multidisciplinary programme is helping clinical and non-clinical staff develop the...

Charity launches new programme to support nurses in times of hardship

The Cavell Nurses’ Trust's membership initiative is calling on organisations to help the...

Inspiring clinical leaders to facilitate culture change 

A new programme from the Foundation of Nursing Studies aims to support front-line staff in...

The anxiety demon: how to let go of ‘what if’

How do you deal with the constant fear of ‘doing something wrong’? By focusing on the...

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