My job

Kim Badcock

‘Taking nursing to another level’

After an outstanding career in the NHS, Kim Badcock is as excited by nursing as ever


'One of the most important things is the power of deep listening'

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership lead nurse for primary and community...

My Job: 'Visiting people in their homes can make a real difference'

Community matron Paula Boyer discusses the constraints lone working nurses face

'Good assessment skills are crucial to nursing'

Identify weaknesses in your practice, and develop them says nurse manager Helen Phelan

Julia Haynes

Making a difference to a baby’s development – that’s the most satisfying thing

Nurse Julia Haynes has achieved measurable improvements in infants’ crawling

Ellie Lindsay

Why my career is diverse, challenging – and extremely rewarding

Ellie Lindsay works internationally to promote the rights of people with lower limb problems

Alison Hopkins

'I know I am in the right place when I see the impact we are having on people’s...

Alison Hopkins has improved the lives of countless patients with complex leg wounds and has...

Nasser Roheemun

60 seconds with haematology specialist nurse Nasser Roheemun 

Nursing has taught me to embrace every challenge – you never know where it will lead

Why communication is the bedrock of all nursing care

I used to listen to patients so I could advise them – now I listen to understand

Bethany Buddery

'Seeing patients from birth to death is a great privilege'

Bethany Buddery started work in general practice in 2017. She talks about her career to date

Liz Alderton

'Ignoring the early criticism was the best thing for my career'

A regular on Radio 4, district nurse team lead and specialist community practice teacher at...

Award winning nurse leader wants you to challenge the typical medical model and...

Tanya Strange pioneered a prescription for loneliness – after findings suggested elderly...

Discovering a different side to the NHS

After 32 years in nursing, Helen Ballinger talks about her new role as clinical...

'Never forget why you became a nurse'...

Advanced nurse practitioner Lucy Archer began her training in French and European studies,...

60 seconds with community pathways lead Jo Boyd

Jo Boyd qualified in 1994 at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. She is currently an...

Putting your best foot forward to combat social isolation

Advanced nurse practitioner, Clare Mechen on why a simple gesture can make the biggest...

My job: paediatric diabetes specialist nurse

Thirty-four years working as a nurse can have its challengers, but for diabetes specialist...

I always ask myself: ‘Have we given it our best shot?’

Nicola Thomas – the first UK nurse with a renal specialty to be appointed professor of...