Return to Practice stories

Be inspired by nurses who have successfully returned to practice.

Louise Oldham is the deputy manager and clinical lead nurse at The Grand Care Centre in West Bridgford. She returned to practice after taking a break from her career to raise her three children.


It’s so rewarding, no two days are the same, and you learn so much even whilst brining all your experience to the care home.

Louise Oldham, deputy manager and clinical lead nurse, The Grand Care Centre


Maria Hewson is a Staff Nurse at Landermeads Nursing Home in Nottingham. She returned to practice 50 years since she started nursing.


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If you are considering returning to nursing I would really encourage you to do it. Your confidence will grow, you will learn something new every day.

Maria Hewson, Staff Nurse at Landermeads Nursing Home


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