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Someone who has spent three years at university gaining the necessary qualifications to allow them to practice within this field. Within the military this would be as a Registered Nurse Adult branch or mental health branch.
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Someone who has spent three years either at a university-and-approved-hospital(s) or (prior to the mid-late 90's) at a hospital school of nursing. The qualification of Registered Nurse  admits them to the UK official register of nurses and permits them to practice. The training course also awards a university degree (previously, diploma of higher education).
  
As the old saying goes....'"there are two certainties in life..."'
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Civilian nurse training comprises a common foundation course followed by specialisation and qualification in one of four branches: adult, child, mental health or mental handicap. Within the military, only the first two branches are offered.
  
The ones in the [[British Army]] are members of the [[Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps|QARANC]].
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Army nurses are members of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps aka [[QARANC]]
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Navy nurses are members of Queens Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service aka [[QARNNS]]
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RAF nurses are members of Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Services aka [[PMRAFNS]]
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''As the old saying goes....'"there are two certainties in life..."'''
  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:16, 13 April 2010

Someone who has spent three years either at a university-and-approved-hospital(s) or (prior to the mid-late 90's) at a hospital school of nursing. The qualification of Registered Nurse admits them to the UK official register of nurses and permits them to practice. The training course also awards a university degree (previously, diploma of higher education).

Civilian nurse training comprises a common foundation course followed by specialisation and qualification in one of four branches: adult, child, mental health or mental handicap. Within the military, only the first two branches are offered.

Army nurses are members of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps aka QARANC

Navy nurses are members of Queens Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service aka QARNNS

RAF nurses are members of Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Services aka PMRAFNS

As the old saying goes....'"there are two certainties in life..."'