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Becoming a nurse
Think you’ve got what it takes to become a nurse? Find out about the qualifications and qualities you need to get there.

Becoming a midwife
Discover what you need to become a midwife and learn about your career options once you’ve qualified. Would a career in midwifery be suitable for me?...

My job explained: Children's nurse
Kirsten Beadon is a paediatric nurse. Read on to find out about caring for children in one of the biggest hospitals in the UK. Can you tell us a bit about...

My job explained: Dental nurse
Jillian Eastmond describes how she became a dental nurse and how her career fits in with her life as mum. What made you choose to be a dental nurse? I...

Career profile: Adult nurse
Get the lowdown on what the job involves, what qualifications you need and how long it takes to train. A what? Adult nurses are primarily concerned with...

Career profile: Children's nurse
Get the lowdown on what the job involves, what qualifications you need and how long it takes to train. A what? Children's nurses care for sick children...

Career profile: Dental nurse
Get the lowdown on what the job involves, what qualifications you need and how long it takes to train. A what? A dental nurse helps the dentist treat...

Career profile: Health visitor (Public health nurse)
Thinking of becoming a health visitor? Get the lowdown on what the job involves, what qualifications you need and how long it takes to train. A what?...

Career profile: Learning disability nurse
Get the lowdown on what the job involves, what qualifications you need and how long it takes to train. A what? Learning disability nurses work with people...

Career profile: Mental health nurse
Get the lowdown on what the job involves, what qualifications you need and how long it takes to train. A what? Mental health nurses care for people with...

Career profile: Midwife
Thinking of becoming a midwife? Get the lowdown on what the job involves, what qualifications you need and how long it takes to train. A what? Midwives...

Studying nursing
Lisa Lawson takes you through a day in her life as a third year student nurse at Liverpool John Moores University. 06.30 Starting the day at this time...

Studying midwifery
Cherie Bryan is studying to be a midwife at Greenwich University. Read her experiences from scary caesareans to realising that she’s a different kind...

My job explained: Adult nurse
Yvonne Bushell explains why being a nurse on a busy ward requires a clear head as well as a good heart.