Aug 5, 2020

How to successfully prepare for NHS nursing interviews!

Whether you have 20 years’ experience nursing or you’re completely fresh to the field, it’s always a good idea to brush up on your interview skills when on a new job hunt. In this guide, we share everything you need to know about NHS nursing interviews! The Interview Structure Before you start your preparation, it’s […]

Aug 3, 2020

Specialist Nurses: transforming NHS healthcare

Demand for those working in nursing specialisms, in both agency work and clinical services, is at an all-time high, which makes this the perfect time to highlight the work specialists nurses do, and the difference they make in our multifaceted healthcare system.   What are specialist nurses? The role of specialist nurses is crucial, with […]

Jul 20, 2020

Everything you need to know about becoming an NHS Specialist Nurse!

Every 36 hours, the NHS treats over one million patients across the entire UK. For the patients that are using the service for long-term health conditions, one particular healthcare professional gives them the right level of advice, care and support – the specialist nurse. What is specialist nursing? Specialist nurses work in a variety of […]

Jul 17, 2020

Understanding the NHS Nursing Banding System

NHS nurses are paid according to where they sit on the salary scale and how much experience they have, so we want to give you a complete insight into the NHS Nursing Banding System, job role responsibilities and of course, expected pay! The NHS nursing banding system was created as part of the ‘Agenda for […]

Jul 14, 2020

The Top 5 Benefits of Working as a Nurse in the UK

The NHS is the largest employer in the UK, employing over 620,000 nurses. That being said, there are over 43,000 vacant nursing posts. So, we want to share the top 5 benefits of working as a nurse here in the UK! 1. Competitive Salary A nursing career within the NHS provides excellent salaries and benefits. […]

Jul 9, 2020

FAQs on the NMC’s CBT Exam

Part of the registration process for an international nurse to work within the NHS, is passing the NMC’s ‘Competence Based Test’. The purpose of the CBT exam is to ensure the nurse has the right knowledge and skills to practise safely and effectively! In this post, we answer everything you need to know, helping you […]

May 20, 2020

The Road to Recovery: 6 Key Issues Affecting the NHS after Covid 19

Unprecedented. Strange. Uncertain. Unparalleled. We’ve all gotten pretty used to these adjectives when trying to describe life in 2020 and the issues affecting the NHS Covid 19 has touched every aspect of our lives; from how we do the weekly shop, to how we work and even how we interact with those closest to us. […]

May 20, 2020

5 Steps to Applying for a Tier 2 Visa

In this blog post, we’ll provide you with the five essential steps of successfully applying for a Tier 2 visa which will allow you to relocate to the UK and start your new NHS job.   If you’ve been offered an NHS post, a very big Congratulations to you! This is a very exciting time […]

May 12, 2020

10 Amazing Facts about Nursing

The 12th May marks International Nurse’s Day and this year is the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. Nurses are one of a kind and to celebrate their dedication to the profession, we wanted to share some amazing facts about the amazing nurses across the world. 1. The first Nursing School was established […]

May 11, 2020

The 3 Ways to Evidence Your English Language Skills to the NMC

To work as a nurse or midwife in the UK – you must successfully register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Nurses, midwives and nursing associates play a vital role in the provision of healthcare in the UK. To register, you must make it your responsibility to make the safety and wellbeing of those […]