Sep 23, 2021

International Nurses: Transitioning from HCA to a Registered General Nurse.

Are you an International Nurse working as a Healthcare Assistant (HCA) who wants to move to becoming a Registered General Nurse? Working as a HCA is a great way to get relevant experience and see what the job really involves, but if you’re ready to take the next step in your career, take a look […]

Aug 2, 2021

What it means to be a Band 5 Nurse

Qualified nurses are also known as Band 5 Nurses and in this blog, we’ll explore what that means and the opportunities available to you, as well as the opportunities that follow. Band 5 Nurse – a definition As a Band 5 nurse, you are able to work as a Primary or named Nurse within a […]

Nov 30, 2020

A guide to career development within the NHS

Life-long career development can lead to personal growth and empowerment, helping you to achieve your goals and see an increase in personal success and happiness – but what does the NHS offer to guarantee career development? Career development starts from the very moment we start school. We learn, educate and grow – and at each […]

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 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 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 […]