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What is a mental health nurse?

Mental wellbeing is something we should never take for granted. According to Mind, it’s estimated that around 1/4 of the UK population will experience a mental health problem at some point each year. That’s why it’s so important that...

International Nurses Day: Celebrating The Best Of Nursing

On 12 of May each year International Nurses Day is an opportunity to reflect on the dedication and hard work that nurses do every single day. This year, as part of the RCN’s ‘Best of Nursing’ campaign, we asked Guild...

What is a healthcare assistant?

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) work within a range of hospital or community settings, often working alongside healthcare professionals in their role. The nature of this position mainly depends on the place of work – a HCA could be working in hospitals,...

Becoming a nurse in Belfast

If you’re interested in a nursing career in Belfast, there is a wide range of opportunities available for you. As a diverse and exciting career, nurses are often inundated with a variety of vacancies, specialising in a number of settings....

Why become a nurse?

Being a nurse is one of the most challenging but rewarding jobs out there. Every nurse has their own story to tell about what motivated them to join the profession. Below, our nurses share their inspiring stories of why they...

National Work Life Week

We’re celebrating National Work Life Week with our workers, by asking them to share how the flexibility at the Guild has improved their work-life balance and quality of life. “I get to work in beautiful places around Scotland. I enjoy my job...

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