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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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MAR 14/2019

The Rise of Advanced Nurse Practitioners

The role of advanced nurse practitioner is one that has become very popular in recent years, but what are the origins of ANPs and what is the reasoning behind the role’s sudden surge?

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MAR 11/2019

Preparing for an Interview in Homecare

People respond differently to the thought of having an interview for a new job. Whatever your situation, it’s good practice to prepare for an interview to give yourself the best chance at being selected for the role. We've interviewed Debbie Smith, Recruiter for the Leicester office to ask her recommendations. 

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MAR 04/2019

Four Myths Surrounding Prison Nursing

Prison nursing is a line of work that finds itself lumbering under the weight of negative stereotypes - but can all the myths about this challenging career really be true?

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JAN 31/2019

Michelle Smith: My Journey Through Homecare

Michelle Smith started her homecare journey in 2015 as a care worker in Manchester. This is Michelle's journey from primary carer to senior care worker.

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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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NOV 28/2018

Identifying and Preventing Elderly Malnutrition

With an estimated 1.3 million people over 65 suffering from malnutrition1, undernourishment is a widespread problem in the UK and one that costs the health and social care system over £19.6 billion each year2. This article helps people to identify malnutrition and highlights ways to prevent it.

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NOV 23/2018

Becoming a Registered Nurse (Mental Health) in the UK – What are the most common routes into mental health nursing?

With the world facing a mental health crisis, could you commit to a career as a registered mental health nurse? Find out more about the various routes into a career that is both challenging and rewarding.  

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OCT 09/2018

Taking care of your mental health in later life

As we grow older we often think to take more care of our physical health rather than both our physical and mental health. Retirement, staying healthy and active, finances, mobility and independence can all effect our mental well-being. There may also be the worry of our loved ones’ health, being widowed or divorced, gaining a physical disability, illness or fear of loneliness and isolation when living on your own. This article explores some of the mental health challenges in later life and offers advice for keeping a healthy mind.

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OCT 03/2018

Working in mental health – An interview with an RNMH (Registered Nurse Mental Health)

Experienced Mental Health Nurse Natalie tells us about her role and why she loves her job.

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