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  • Guide To NHS Pay (Agenda for Change) 2023/2024

    • 8 Jun 2023

    Details of pay for NHS staff working on Agenda for Change contracts

  • My Working Life

    Sarah Swan: My Working Life as a Clinical Psychologist

    • 15 May 2024

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist Sarah Swan answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • Highest paid jobs in psychology and how to get them

    • 24 Apr 2024

    Psychology is not a high paying career in general, but some roles command considerably higher salaries.

  • Make time for winding down

    8 steps healthcare workers can take to improve their sleep

    • 16 Apr 2024
    • Dr Neil Stanley

    Sleep experts offer advice to shift and night healthcare workers on improving their sleep

  • Liz O'Riordan has a new working life today

    “I didn’t want it to be a dirty secret" – how sharing a cancer and depression diagnosis taught a doctor to heal.

    • 15 Apr 2024
    • Adele Waters

    Former breast surgeon Liz O’Riordan explains how having cancer three times and serious depression has led her to help people in a different way.

  • “A lot of people just wish I would shut up, but I won’t” – how a surgeon has made it his mission to stand up to bullies and discrimination.

    • 29 Feb 2024

    Orthopaedic surgeon and activist Simon Fleming explains why he has spent years trying to change the culture in health care to a safe and respectful one for patients and staff.

  • Cheryl Jones: My Working Life

    • 22 Feb 2024

    Cheryl Jones, a Psychological Therapist at the independent private practice Epione Psychotherapy, answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • What skills and expertise are required for mental health nurse roles in acute settings?

    • 19 Feb 2024
    • Simon Arday

    Simon Arday has been appointed as Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust’s first lead nurse for mental health and is currently recruiting a range of mental health nurses to a new outreach team in two acute settings. We asked him what he looks for when he sorts CVs and conducts interviews.

  • “I can't see you as a director of nursing” – how a nurse reached the board, despite facing racism

    • 19 Feb 2024

    Karen Bonner, chief nurse at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, tells Adele Waters why she is still as in love with nursing now as when she first walked onto a ward.

  • Elena Dimova: My Working Life

    • 1 Feb 2024

    Elena Dimova, Lecturer in Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University, answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • A typical day in the life of a medical director

    A day in the life of: a medical director

    • 3 Jan 2024

    Gareth Jarvis, a medical director for Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL), shares a typical working day with BMJ Careers to illustrate what the job entails.

  • Dai Davies: My Working Life

    • 12 Dec 2023

    Dai Davies, professional practice lead for Wales at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT), answers questions about the highs and lows of his working life.

  • Esther McDonnell: My Working Life

    • 12 Dec 2023

    Esther McDonnell, a Covid Recovery occupational therapist at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL), answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • Joanna Silver: My Working Life

    • 8 Dec 2023

    Joanna Silver, Lead Psychological Therapist at eating disorder treatment clinic Orri, answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • Sue Hill: My Working Life 

    • 14 Nov 2023

    Sue Hill, chair of the Royal College of Nursing’s District and Community Nurse forum who enjoyed a 40+year career in the NHS before becoming a project manager for The Foundation of Nursing Studies, answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • Generalist or Specialist: A Career Crossroad For Mental Health Professionals

    • 2 Nov 2023

    At some point mental health professionals must decide whether to be a generalist or a specialist. How do you decide which way to turn?

  • Becky Saunby: My Working Life

    • 31 Oct 2023

    Becky Saunby, a physician associate in acute medicine at Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Derbyshire and a teaching fellow at the University of Sheffield, answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • Deborah Ross: My Working Life

    • 31 Oct 2023

    Deborah Ross, a cancer information development nurse for Macmillan Cancer Support, answers questions about the highs and lows of her working life.

  • Greg Barton: My Working Life

    • 24 Oct 2023

    Greg Barton, principal clinical pharmacist (education and training) at Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, answers questions about the highs and lows of his working life.

  • The Complete Guide To Becoming A Mental Health Nurse

    • 24 Oct 2023

    This guide talks you through a career as a mental health nurse in the UK and answers the most common questions about the role you may have.