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A nurse in ICU looks up from writing in notes to observe the patient. ICU can lack understanding of patients’ mental health care needs

Meeting patients’ mental health needs in critical care: a guide to close the skills gap

Newly registered nurse have produced a guide that ICU – and all acute teams – can use

An ambulance nurse wearing a high visibility jacket talks to a patient who is holding an oxygen mask to his face

Ambulance nurses: what does this emergency first responder role involve?

What it takes to work alongside paramedics taking potentially life-saving decisions

A woman in a smart yellow blouse smiles widely at the person sitting opposite her at a desk, as in a nursing job interview

Going for a band 7 role? What to expect to be asked at your interview

Moving up to these senior roles can be a big step – prepare well with our interview tips

How can I advance as a nursing associate?

Make the most of career opportunities whether you aspire to nurse registration or not

Innovations that improve patient care and experience: how to make your vision work

Nurses who turned inspiration into real-world improvements share their tips for success

Palliative care: what’s involved and could it be the role for you?

Besides managing symptoms, nurses offer emotional, spiritual and psychological support

My job

What does a parish nurse do?

Paid and voluntary posts with local churches, providing holistic healthcare in the community

Endometriosis

What does an endometriosis specialist adviser do – could a role at a charity be for you?

Advice on combining NHS and charity nursing roles, and how it could develop your career

What does a nutrition nurse specialist do – and could it be your next career move?

A role delivering appropriate and safe feeding for patients, in hospital and at home

What does a thrombosis nurse specialist do – and could this be your next role?

The position involves care in preventing, diagnosing and treating venous thromboembolism

Violence reduction nurse specialists: what do they do and what experience do you need?

Working mainly with young people at risk of violence, strong communication skills are key

The Admiral Nurse bringing dementia care to Traveller communities

Addressing the challenges to engagement, as well as discrimination

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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