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Becoming a Nurse

Nurses are in a unique position within the healthcare provision, and can work in a wide variety of settings. It involves caring for individuals, families and communities in order to maintain levels of good health.

It can be a demanding career, but can also be incredibly fulfilling and rewarding, and it can provide you with a choice of career pathways which can change over the years.

For more information regarding the nursing pay and career structure| see NHS Careers|.

We have an excellent reputation in offering first-class training within our nursing courses.  We believe that our courses will be the start of a lifelong learning process, and we strive to offer programmes that will develop you into a confident and competent practitioner.

Life as a student nurse
Your programme of learning will comprise of theory, placement and reading weeks. Each component and module will make different demands on your time as a student. 

Nursing and Midwifery
School of Nursing and Midwifery


Learning Beyond Registration

Becoming a Nurse|

Becoming a Midwife|

Nurses Overseas Programme

Palliative Care|



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