Category: Nursing

Interview with an ITU bank nurse

By Amy Williamson on 18/11/19
Tagged in nhs staff bank

Nursing is potentially one of the most rewarding careers and a very popular choice for caring individuals. To qualify you must complete a degree in one of the four main fields:

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Compassion in care – 3 ways to help staff be more compassionate

By Amy Williamson on 11/07/19
Tagged in nhs staff bank

There are some values that are universal across professional care standards and codes of conduct. If you ask any of our bank workers why they got into the industry, what made them want to join the NHS, why they get up in the morning even, the answer would ultimately be: ‘Because I care.'

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The 3R’s all healthcare professionals need to know - Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel

By Amy Williamson on 02/07/19

Working in a hospital, your main focus is often the health of your patients. You may even be letting your own health take a backseat as you give all your attention to their care. When the health of people is literally in your hands, can you afford to risk things like dehydration which can have a negative effect your concentration and cognitive function?

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Skills testing – What is it and why do I need it?

By Amy Williamson on 19/06/19
Tagged in nhs staff bank

These tests are an opportunity to see if you do have the skills and abilities you would need if you get the job. If you fail, you can move on to your next job application. That’s far better than being given a role you are unsuited to and wasting time in a job you dislike.

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Why Student Nurses Can ‘Bank’ on more experience with the NHS

By Amy Williamson on 07/05/19
Tagged in nhs staff bank

Student nursing is one of the most challenging but rewarding career paths you can take. However, it can also be a huge financial burden and many student’s nurses find themselves looking for extra work to help out. It can be complicated to find something that fits in alongside working a placement and completing assignments. That’s why working as a nursing assistant through the staff bank can be a great opportunity.

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