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Category list : Real life stories

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  • Shirley Powell, modern matron

    Real life stories - Modern matronSubscription

    NHS Careers29 June, 2009

    Shirley started her career as an auxiliary nurse. She has worked in various settings and is now a modern matron.

  • Pat Whittingham, practice development sister

    Real life stories - Practice development sisterSubscription

    NHS Careers29 June, 2009

    Pat trained as a nurse in her 30s and gained experience during 12 years in the cardiac intensive care unit.

  • Suzanna Cousin, student district nurse

    Real life stories - Student district nurseSubscription

    NHS Careers29 June, 2009

    Suzanna’s ambition to be a nurse began in childhood. She is now part of a district nursing team, providing care to patients intheir own homes and cherishes the autonomy of community nursing.

  • Matthew Sebouhian, psychiatric nurse

    Real life stories - Psychiatric nurseSubscription

    NHS Careers29 June, 2009

    Matthew sees patients with personality disorders in a GP practice and he enjoys the variety this gives him.

  • Robert Dennis, ward manager

    Real life stories - Ward managerSubscription

    NHS Careers29 June, 2009

    Robert was inspired to become a nurse in his late teens, after visiting relatives in hospital.

  • Stuart Kerr, staff nurse

    Real life stories - Staff nurseSubscription

    NHS Careers29 June, 2009

    Stuart had planned to join the Royal Navy, but instead decided to do an access course to gain entry to university where he took a diploma in adult nursing. He is currently studying for a degree in critical care.