- 06 August 2018
- 4 min read
Claire Carmichael - Adult Nurse
Claire is an Adult Nurse working in General Practice. Claire is not only very positive generally, but is keen to promote nursing in a super positive light. Her passion and empathy are evident too. Claire has insights on the day-to-day aspect of nursing and student nursing. And she also shares her feelings about nursing and care generally, and what her future holds.
Having herself retrained during her 30s, Claire, offers practical advice and insights on how to become a Nurse with no prior experience.
Claire, gives a run-through of the career paths available to GP Nurses, along with what each role entails and some tips on how to take that next step.
Claire gives an overview of what you can expect in your first role as a General Practice Nurse, what will be expected of you and why it’s such a fulfilling career choice.
If you’re just starting out as a General Practice Nurse, a pair of comfy shoes are essential. GP Nurse, Claire, lays out 8 of the Must-Have items for nurses working in a GP.
With the NHS ‘Agenda for Change’ New Pay Deal now in its 3rd year, we take a look at the new starting wage for newly qualified nurses, and compare the NHS to the private sector.
Nursing realities are: the uniform IS NOT sexy, you WILL deal with a lot of poo, you WILL find out what an enema does, what burn out, chaos and frustration is... and what love and care means.
As a nurse it can be easy to neglect your own wellbeing, especially during a pandemic. Claire, gives 9 tips on how to stay on top of your own mental health and relax.
Starting a new job can sometimes make you feel like a novice. Claire, gives her 5 top tips on how to stay confident in your new nursing job role.
Claire, examines what employers look for on your nursing personal statement and guides us through the 6 C’s of nursing.
Claire looks at some of the various nursing roles available and explains briefly what each one involves.
Claire details what to include on your nursing CV as well as a few things you should leave out.
Cover letters can be difficult to get right. Claire outlines how to prepare a cover letter for a nursing role, and highlights a few things not to include.
Claire gives a rundown of the top 10 reasons to become a registered nurse and why they are needed now more than ever.
Claire discusses how to prepare your personal statement ready for job hunting, and highlights 3 common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Claire describes in detail what it's like working in General Practice and what she's doing in and out of work to guard against the virus.
Fresh from her own nursing interview, Claire gives advice on how to prepare for a nursing interview and answer the nursing interview questions you're bound to be asked.
Do you have a nursing interview coming up? Read Claire's tips and how she successfully answered the questions put to her during an interview for a General Practice Nurse job.
Claire applies LIVE for her NMC PIN in this video to show us exactly what newly qualified UK nurses need to do when applying for their NMC PIN.
Claire gives some tips to students and nurses on things you can do outside of nursing to help keep you motivated, feel good and on track in your nursing role - which can often be stressful.
A guide to the new NMC standards for nurses. How they affect pre-registration standards and what the new roles of practice advisors / supervisors and practice assessors mean.
As a Nurse we have to become leaders with our patients. In this vlog Claire helps inspire all Nurses to be a good leader.
Using her immediate experience, Claire's video provides 7 tips for Student Nurses who are about to start writing their dissertation (ACPE).
If you’re researching Nursing Universities and wondering how to decide which one is for you, these simple tips will help you reach your decision.
Giving presentations is a part of your Nursing career, like it or not! So, to help prepare you, Claire has taken time out to give you 6 Nursing Presentation Tips. Find out how to overcome self-doubt, relax and deliver a great presentation.
Now going into her third year, it’s safe to say Claire has a wealth of student nurse experience under her belt. In this video, she shares what she could tell her past self about what nursing would be like!
In this blog, Claire shares what a day in her life looks like as a student nurse, both on placement and at university.
Nursing can be draining at the best of times, so when you find yourself losing motivation how do you reign it back in? Claire shares her tips.
Adapting to working shifts can be really hard and a shock to the system. Claire shares her tips and tricks on how she deals with the demands of working long shifts to make it as easy as possible.
Your personal statement could be the make or break of you getting the job - but how do you stand out against other candidates? Claire shares her tips and tricks to help you get writing!
Night shifts can be a shock to the system, especially when you love your sleep! However, it's mandatory to work nights as part of your nursing course. Here are Claire's tips to get through them.
Claire shares her tips for revising effectively and managing your stress levels, as exam season approaches.
Claire shares her inspirational story of how she came to study as a nurse. She had no qualifications and many set backs, but she finally chased her dreams and is now so close to qualifying! Read Claire's story to find out how she did it - and how a boiled egg plays a part in her journey...
Claire is in her final year of university as a student nurse. In this video she offers advice about what essential things you need for nursing school!
Claire has just finished her second year of student nursing. In this video she talks about where she wants her career to take her!
Claire is a second year student nurse at Birmingham City University. In this blog she discusses her five favourite nursing experiences, which she believes makes her profession as a nurse the best.