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Picture shows theatre nurse Marie Taniacao with the da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system. Her course at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust will give her the skills to assist surgeons during robotic operations.

Harnessing the power of robotics allows me to retain the human touch

A theatre nurse reflects on how her high-tech role enhances patient contact

Nurses Emma Cuthbert and Chelsea Jackson from the oncology ward at Northampton General Hospital

What it’s like working as an oncology nurse

Joining a cancer ward can be daunting, but it allows you to work closely with patients

Nursing associates in training

I’m proud to be training as a nursing associate – and let me tell you why

Misunderstood role is no mere stepping stone – it has a distinctive place in the nursing team

NET Patient Foundation

NET nurses: supporting patients confused by their rare cancer diagnosis

‘Even healthcare professionals don’t know enough about neuroendocrine cancers’

Nadia Freri

I love how my job combines education and training with clinical practice

Clinical educator Nadia Freri wanted to go to the next level, but not as a nurse manager

Sue Smith

Charity abseil is my way to face my fears – and honour the NHS

Former health visitor Sue Smith is taking on a daring challenge to mark a career milestone

woman uses home dialysis machine

Seeing the independence that home dialysis gives patients makes our job worthwhile

A renal nurse explains the challenges and rewards of running a home haemodialysis service

Zoe Butler

We should be building people up, not knocking them down

Zoe Butler explains how she is using her role as a university lecturer to inspire students

As a manager, I’m still a nurse first and foremost

Chief executive Katie Fisher took a role outside the NHS ‘where I could make a difference’

Laura Carter-Penman

60 seconds with lead fertility nurse Laura Carter-Penman

The joys of balancing a leadership role with hands-on care

Lorraine O'Leary

60 seconds with oncology clinical nurse specialist Lorraine O’Leary

‘Every day I see how patients in cancer centres benefit from having a CNS’

60 seconds with surgical nurse practitioner Arniel Bautista Hernando

What I’ve learned in a career that has spanned London, Wales and the Philippines

60 seconds with Macmillan director of nursing Barry Quinn

Barry Quinn talks about his career in cancer and palliative care and the lessons learned

60 seconds with sepsis specialist nurse Clair Sandy

Sepsis specialist nurse Clair Sandy talks about her work and her best lesson from nursing

60 seconds with nursing lecturer Katie Baxter

'Nursing can be hard, but the life skills and satisfaction you get back are priceless,' says...

60 seconds with Public Health England nurse consultant Michele Lawrence

'Public health action in response to an outbreak has to be timely,' says Public Health...

60 seconds with mental health nursing lecturer Nutmeg Hallett

Teaching students how to prevent violence and abuse in healthcare settings is rewarding

60 seconds with advanced nurse practitioner Emma Masters

Emma Masters’ patients are young people undergoing cancer treatment

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