Careers

Career advice

Preparing for leadership roles: tips for developing confidence

How to learn from a mentor, silence your inner doubt and develop your own leader style

A Homeless Hope street clinic

My journey from rough sleeper to Queen’s Nurse

A nurse’s foot clinics for people living on the streets are inspired by her experience

Why newly qualified nurses should not be put off working in general practice

COVID-19 vaccine delivery and a recruitment push will put practice nursing in the spotlight

Higher-level learning: why flexible advanced education is good for services and staff

Nurses educated at advanced level have a transformational effect on services and patient care

Why every nurse should embrace the potential of digital technology

Information management is fundamental to nursing, which is why computers are a powerful ally

Agency nurses: why we need to challenge outdated stereotypes

How the right support and training can make the most of this vital healthcare workforce

My job

Critical care in the community: how a secondment has expanded my skills and experience

RCN Nurse of the Year Ana Waddington is pushing her boundaries in a mobile response unit role

Gender-based violence nursing: this rewarding new role and its responsibilities

A nursing career that’s improving the healthcare experience of domestic abuse survivors

Nursing patients with frailty: how to create a complex needs team

Combining the skills of a frailty nurse and a GP to provide holistic care in the community

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Home visit in PPE

Dear diary: I can’t wait for the day I doff my PPE for good

A community nurse chronicles the daily reality of caring in a time of COVID-19

community nurse shows her ID at someone's front door

Dear diary: I am a community nurse caring for patients in a pandemic

Nurse’s shift diary reveals the challenges of caring for patients in lockdown

Picture of Caitriona O’Neill, who talks about her work with Accelerate, a wound and lymphoedema community interest company in East London.

Director of community service and lymphoedema

Caitriona O’Neill talks about her work at a community interest company

Research in practice

Pregnant women at a parent support group

Experiences of pregnant women with fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease

Parent support groups have an important role for women with fetal abnormalities

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