Career advice

Angela Cheesmond

The importance of getting student nurses into practice placements

After receiving recognition for her role as a mentor, Angela Cheesmond explains why there...

The diversity of community nursing

Prolific community nurse Jayne Sankey has more than 30 years of primary care under her belt...

'The autonomy of my role in primary care keeps me on my toes'...

Practice nurse Paula Cannon, who works at the Nelson Medical Practice in Wimbledon,...

Hypodermic needle being inserted into patients arm at a clinic

'People think practice nursing is solitary but I'm part of a team of...

Fay Codona explains how a placement in her final year led her to join Carlisle Healthcare in...

Spearheading a technological revolution in district nursing

Award-winning district nurse Paul Crank reflects on how he ensured connectivity across care...

Empowering nurses to choose practice nursing

Practice nurse, Ifrah Ahmed has experienced a variety of working environments on ward...

Keeleigh Scott

No reason to fear a move to the independent sector

Keeleigh Scott on her new nursing role working with adults with learning disabilities in...

QNI programme

QNI programme will shape community nursing leaders of the future

Next spring will see the launch of a leadership programme for Queen’s Nurses. Lynne Pearce...

Safety for community nurses

Keeping community nurses safe from harm

Lone workers in community settings can be vulnerable to abuse. Dean Gurden looks at how to...

Look after yourself

Caring for yourself when you are the patient

Being a nurse doesn’t give immunity from long-term illness: points to consider after being...

Sickness

Study highlights link between unfairness and staff sickness

Work dissatisfaction can affect health, recruitment and retention

Careers target

Rediscover your passion by setting fresh career goals

Work motivation can be kick-started by redefining your ambitions

Stress puts off nurse directors from going for the top job

A recent report shows nurse directors are reluctant to take on chief executive roles because...

Simple ways to take back control and reduce your stress levels

In a challenging work situation, the level of stress and anxiety you are feeling may well be...

Be a leading candidate

Nerves can take hold and speech become garbled when you are put on the spot. Here, we offer...

Workplace matters

Medical settings are fast-paced and busy, so if someone is not pulling their weight, it can...

Stay open to change

Most of us find change a challenge, but by accepting it as inevitable we can make the most...

Want to set up a nurse-led clinic? Here's how to do it...

Detailed planning and communication with team members are vital to creating a successful...

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