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APR 08/2019

Starting Your Career as an Agency Nurse

Agency nursing is a fantastic way of gaining relevant experience and developing your nursing career. Find out more about why agency nursing could be the right path for you.  

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MAR 28/2019

How to Write a Reflective Account

As part of your revalidation application, you will be required to provide five reflective accounts and complete one reflective discussion. This article provides support on how to complete a reflective account according to the NMC guidance.

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MAR 15/2019

Becoming a Prison Nurse

It takes a special kind of person to become a registered nurse, but what does it take to become a prison nurse? Find out more about how you can get into prison nursing with Medacs Healthcare.

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JAN 22/2019

What to Expect from a Career in Prison Nursing

When entering the medical profession, it's fair to say that not many people consider a career in prison nurse - but this challenging yet essential role is one of the most unique options available.

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MAY 02/2018

Challenge yourself to a higher standard of living

If you’ve ever considered the idea of living and working in Australia or New Zealand, the response from anyone who has already made the move is likely to be ‘well, what are you waiting for?’. Beautiful scenery, amazing weather, great employment opportunities, relaxed way of life. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Surely these countries tick all the boxes?!...

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MAR 24/2017

The reality of working as a mental health nurse in a prison

We caught up with Nurse Dean who gives us an insight into his role and tells us what it is really like to work as a mental health nurse in a prison.

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JUN 23/2016

How to Revalidate as an Agency Nurse

For agency nurses, finding the time to collect and reflect on revalidation evidence can prove challenging. Relieve some of the pressure by reading our eight steps to revalidation for agency nurses.

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MAR 24/2016

My revalidation application – “It’s not as hard as you think it is”

To dispel the uncertainty regarding the application process and to provide some guidance on what to expect, we interviewed Thulani Mahlangu, a registered mental health nurse specialising in Forensics, who has recently completed his revalidation. 

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MAR 21/2016

Healthcare hero Donna’s seventh London Marathon

Medacs Healthcare Nurse Donna Bibby will be taking part in her seventh London Marathon on 24 April to raise money for Sense. Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments. 

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MAR 15/2016

An interview with the expert: revalidation confirmation meeting

For those of you who are due to revalidate but haven’t gone through the confirmation process as yet, we interviewed our Head of Clinical Services, Anne Anderson who answered some key questions following her first meeting as a confirmer.

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