I am a Nurse From the US who will be moving to scotland next fall. can anyone explain to me some of the challenges or differences there are between nursing in the US and nursing in the UK? any random advice would be well appreciated as well. thanks alot!
Scotland is beautiful. Are you going rural or city? Edinburgh is the most beautiful city I have ever visited. If you are going to Glasgow, good luck understanding some of the locals, especially if they are drunk. Be prepared for COLD and sometimes lots of snow in the winter.
Last edit by JDZ344 on May 14, '14
Nov 13, '11
Thank you thats very encouraging
yes, I am currently volunteering as an RN, but unfortunatly it is at a free clinic and its not full time so i'm not quite sure if that qualifies. but i do have just under a year of RN work expierience, so im almost there! I'm guessing that LPN expierience doesnt count? I'm really not in a big hurry, when I move there next fall it will only be for 9 months so it wont kill me to not be able to work as a nurse yet. I just want to know that the option to work in the UK will be available to me some day, as i will eventually move there permanently. does anyone know if getting my BSN online will affect the likelyhood of me getting accepted by the NMC? is there anything i can do to boost my chances while still early in the game? thank you all so much, you have been most helpful.
Last edit by AshleyAnn123 on Nov 13, '11
: Reason: misinformed!