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Becoming a nurse or midwife

As a registered Nurse or Midwife, you can enjoy a diverse and rewarding career that really makes a difference.

Nurses and Midwives act as leaders, carers and clinicians, taking responsibility for the care they provide to patients. Nursing and Midwifery is a graduate profession and requires studying and training at University.

Visit the NHS Careers website to find a university offering a Nursing or Midwifery degree. You can visit university websites to learn more about the content of a particular course. Once you have decided on your course and university, you can apply for a place through UCAS.

There are also some online resources and reading material below:

Local course providers

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