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Monday 25 January

Employability Service

Your Career Options

Nursing and Midwifery

Further details on typical roles, employers and sector trends can be found on our Employability Portal and within the Job Sectors section of the Prospects website and TargetJobs.


A degree in nursing gives you a range of professional and technical skills, including the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and to support and advise patients and their families. You also develop the ability to assess, analyse, monitor and evaluate the care you deliver. There are different patient groups where you can practice as a Nurse these include:

  • Mental Health
  • Paediatric (Children)
  • Neonatal
  • Adult
  • Learning Disability
  • General Practice
  • Occupational
  • Prison
  • Theatre
  • Community and School.

Some useful websites:


The vast majority of midwives in England are employed by:

  • National Health Service (NHS)
  • hospitals and acute trusts
  • foundation trusts
  • through clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)
  • local area teams (LATs) working in GP practices or in the community.

Some useful websites:

Hospital Trusts in the East of England:

Further Study


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Phone: 01245 686700