Nursing in the Royal Navy: what are the career options?
Naval nursing officers get paid to train and can be deployed anywhere in the world. Find out about the criteria for the role, and the varied environments you could work in
Life as a nurse in the Royal Navy offers extraordinary challenges and responsibilities, with opportunities and rewards to match.
As part of a world-class medical service, you will travel the world and experience a life few other healthcare professionals do.
The nursing branch of the Royal Navy
The Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service (QARNNS) is the nursing branch of the Royal Navy. QARNNS nurses work all over the world, on shore and at sea, providing primary and acute care to Royal
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