Nursing and Midwifery


This is training

By training in Wales, you can unlock many exciting career opportunities with support from experienced nurses and clinicians at every stage of your

By practising in Wales you can take advantage of our excellent education and training facilities.


Nursing Careers in Wales

A lifetime of learning opportunities

The NHS in Wales is committed to providing you with lifelong learning opportunities. This means we’ll support your continued professional development across a wide range of routes, which cover everything from workplace-based training to specialist post registration courses.

Wales is a place where the learning never stops, where skills and knowledge are shared openly, innovation is embraced and your contribution is valued.

NHS Wales Bursary Scheme

In Wales, we have maintained the NHS bursary for student nurses and allied health professionals. This package of support sends a clear message about much we value our healthcare workforce in Wales.

Higher education that ticks all the boxes

There are several higher education institutions in Wales approved to provide pre and post registration training. By choosing to train in Wales, you can access every field of nursing, or train to be a practice nurse, health visitor or school nurse. As we embrace diversity, you’ll discover a learning environment that’s vibrant, friendly and inclusive.

Graduate training you can count on

Wales was the first UK country to educate all its nurses and midwives to graduate level. So nowhere takes your professional development as seriously as us.

Our high quality training is recognised around the world.

A clear route to advanced practice

Wales has a career framework, to provide you with a clear route to the post-graduate qualifications needed to become an advanced nurse practitioner.
The framework is based around four core areas:

  1. clinical practice
  2. education
  3. leadership & management
  4. research & innovation.

The framework is designed to support your development.

Excellent education and training facilities

You’ll have access to a range of excellent conference and library facilities managed by a dedicated team of experienced staff.

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