Nursing Career Guide has worked with leading industry bodies and Nursing experts to produce this detailed and practical guide for your Nursing career.


How To Become a Nurse

This section is particularly useful for school and college students who are considering training to be a nurse in the future.

The Basics – Have you got what it takes to become a Nurse?  Find out what to expect and how to start your journey in to Nursing.  Read more.

Nursing Specialisms – Explore the key Nursing specialisms, and see which one might be the best fit for you.  Read more.

Funding for Nurses – What funding is available for Student Nurses?  Find out more and explore the various routes to funding that are available to you as a Student Nurse.  Read more.

Choose the Right University – Which of the UK's Nursing Universities is right for you?  Get some guidance and top tips for making your decision.  Read more.


Newly Qualified Nurses

This section is particularly useful for current Nursing students, particularly in their first year of university.

Surviving Your First Year – Avoid the common pitfalls and get tips from recent Graduates to help you sail through your first year as a Student Nurse!  Read more.

Your Placements – Great advice on how to successfully make the most of your various Nursing placements.  Read more.


Career Development

This section is particularly useful for Nurses who have recently graduated and are now working or looking for work.

Roles and Salaries – How much should you be earning? Find out more about Nursing roles, salaries and pay bands.  Read more.

Private Versus Public Sector – Do you have to work within the NHS?  What are your other options?  Find out more about where you can find work as a Nurse. Read more.