Return to Practice Nursing

Find out how we can support you in your return to practice and further develop your career.

Nargis Begum, Senior Staff Nurse in blue striped uniform with red piping, wearing headscarf, Marcelino Molina, Staff Nurse in striped uniform, wearing glasses, Caroline Stanger, Senior Staff Nurse in blue striped uniform with red piping, Neli HCA in white uniform and Sarah Barwell, Ward Sister in navy spotted uniform in Granard House.

Return to Practice Nursing at The Royal Marsden

If you have a passion for Oncology and Haematology, The Royal Marsden Hospital offers a personalised Return to Practice support plan including flexible clinical placements, support and mentoring to help you develop the skills and competencies you need to get back on the adult or child branch of the nursing register. 

The Royal Marsden is a world-renowned specialist oncology hospital with a passion for educating staff and students. We have supported numerous nurses to Return to Practice and, on completion of the programme, they have remained with us and continued to develop their career. 

See below for more information on pathways.

Staff Nurse Joyce Twene-Dove, a Black woman with glasses and box braids, smiles for the camera while wearing a pale blue uniform

Refresh your skills

We work in collaboration with two universities to ensure that you have both academic and practice support to re-register as a nurse. The course has been designed to refresh your nursing skills and prepare you to return to practice. 
Courses are currently open for applications at:

We recognise and value your previous experience and want you to come back to work with amazing teams in order to develop your career further.

For any enquiries, please contact

Resources to help you transition into practice

Whether you're a student looking for a placement, a newly qualified nurse, or come from an international background, we have pathways and support that can help.

Elective Student Placements

How to apply for a student placement at The Royal Marsden.

Newly Qualified Nurses and Early Careers Pathway

More information for newly qualified staff.

International Nurses Recruitment

How we can help you transition to life and work in the UK.