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Decrease in new nurses is affecting the healthcare system

The UK is seeing its biggest decrease in new nurses, and there is no sign that it will improve any time soon. Choosing nursing and midwifery as a career was once a popular option, with many new healthcare workers entering NHS hospitals as qualified nurses with the opportunity to progress and develop as they go …

Choosing a speciality in nursing

Over the years nursing training has changed. Studying nursing at university offers you the chance to follow a career within the clinical field and provides you with the opportunity to develop. The only option to qualify as a nurse is with a degree, this is a recent change as there use to be an option …

Choosing a career in nursing

If you are about to finish school or are looking for a career change, have you considered working as a nurse. Nursing can be a very challenging yet rewarding career, you will care for others while they are at their most vulnerable. As a nurse you don’t just care for the patient, but your also …

Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s

Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s is a difficult task, both emotionally and physically. Here are some simple steps you may want to take on board when you’re caring for a friend or relative with this unfortunate disease. Acceptance As a caregiver, the first step is acceptance. You must accept that the disease has no …

Positives of working as a nurse in a care home.

If you are looking for a nursing career that offers more than just a pay check, working in an elderly care centre may be the right option for you. Nursing home jobs provide an opportunity to look after a part of the population that needs it the most. Having a nursing home job is a …