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Health & Social Care

Health and Social Care is the publicly funded healthcare system in Northern Ireland. Although having been created separately to the National Health Service, it is nonetheless considered a part of the overall national health service in the United Kingdom.

If you are interested in a career in nursing and midwifery or are already on the NMC register there are a wealth of career pathways available to you. These range from more generalist clinical roles to specialist and advanced roles such as Consultant nurses and Advanced Practice. There are many opportunities related to education and research and also senior management roles such as Executive Directors of Nursing.

Why Nursing & Midwifery

If you have an instinctive desire to help and care for people in their time of need, then nursing and midwifery is for you. Becoming a nurse or midwife offers a life-long, diverse and rewarding career during which you can really make a difference to people’s lives.

Nursing and Midwifery in Northern Ireland

Consider a professional career that offers opportunities to:

  • make a real difference to people’s lives,
  • choose from a wide variety of roles and settings,
  • work with a range of people including skilled health professionals,
  • enjoy a life-time career that challenges you at the right level.

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