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UK Nursing Scholarships: 5 To Look Into Today

Student Nurse

Maybe you're a healthcare assistant and would like to become a registered nurse to improve your salary. Or, you are currently working as a registered nurse but would like to switch to a different area of nursing. But, one thing has been holding you back: money. Check out these UK nursing scholarships to find the help [...]

How to become an Oncology nurse in the Uk – infographic

How to become an Oncology nurse

UK Nurses follow a complete Nursing degree program to become an Oncology nurse. Oncology nurses specialise in treating patients diagnosed with cancer. They have to be able to educate the patients and family members across the treatment and be truthful about their illness. Oncology nurses are required to carry out assessments on the patients medical [...]

Midwifery in the UK – infographic

midwifery in the UK

Midwifery is a physically and emotionally demanding job that requires a unique set of human qualities: confidence, compassion, cultural understanding. Midwives in the UK find themselves helping women of many diverse backgrounds and cultures. Some of these women will be given support and advice before, during and after the birth of their babies. This often [...]

How to become an advanced nurse practitioner

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The role of advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) was introduced to the NHS in the 1990s and is now an established part of the healthcare team, both in general practice and in hospital settings. Despite this, there remains a lack of clarity about the role. Also known as advanced practitioners or nursing practitioners – among other [...]

Is the new nursing degree apprenticeship for you?

nursing degree apprenticeship

The current route into nursing is to take a degree course, combining study at university with supervised work on hospital wards – but there will soon be another option. From September 2017, students will be able to ‘earn as they learn’ by taking a degree-level nurse apprenticeship. The government has been investing heavily in apprenticeships [...]

How to become a healthcare assistant

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If you are caring and compassionate and like the idea of offering hands-on care and having a lot of contact with patients, a job as a health care assistant (HCA) might be for you. Sometimes known as clinical support workers, nursing assistants, nursing auxiliaries or auxiliary nurses, HCAs work in a variety of settings, including [...]

Delegation tips for busy nurses

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Many nurses feel daunted at the prospect of delegating, but it’s an important skill and one worth mastering. Done well, it can free up some of your time to focus on more complex patient cases, as well as helping to develop the skills of nursing support staff. It’s important that you are clear on your [...]