Nurse career guide

Nurse career guide

Discover all there is to know about a career in nursing, including information on how to become a nurse, details about specific nursing specialisms, and the skills and qualifications required.

Guides

These guides look at how to get into specific types of nursing and the qualifications and skills required for each role.

How to become a nurse

This guide on how to become a nurse looks at what you need to know, how long it takes, and which subjects you need to consider taking for this career path

Registered mental health nurse (RMN) guide

This guide to registered mental health nurses (RMNs) looks at the main duties associated with this role and the qualifications and skills required by those who choose this career path.

Community nurse guide

This guide to community nurses, sometimes known as district nurses, looks at where they work, what the job involves, and the skills required to do this role.

Children’s nurse guide

This guide to children’s nurses (paediatric nurses) looks at duties associated with this role and the qualifications and skills required for this career path.

Blog posts

Here, we share a selection of blog posts written for nurses at all stages of their careers.

Advice for graduate nurses

Nursing careers: The journey to lead nurse

Nursing careers: Paediatrics

5 trends shaping the future of nursing

8 tips for a successful student nurse placement

Reflecting on my first 6 months as a Newcross nurse

Earn while you learn: 5 tips for student nurses

The importance of good documentation in nursing

How to write a patient's notes

Nurse vacancies

We’re recruiting for nurses across Britain. Take a look at our nurse vacancies and apply for your exciting new role with Newcross Healthcare today.