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Career profile - Christina Ellaby, nurse clinician and executive board nurse, Cheshire

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Job title Nurse clinician and executive board nurse for Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (ECCCG)

Location Knutsford and East Cheshire

Qualifications RGN, RSCN, DN, DNT, MSc in Clinical Nursing, BA Health Studies, Independent Prescriber

Why did you become a nurse?

I went to university and realised I wanted to work with people, variety, challenges and to avoid boredom.

How has your career developed since you started nursing?

I have been at the forefront of nurse development and education in the north west of England since the 1970s. I was one of the first to do the combined RGN and RSCN (registered children's sick nurse) qualification and to study district nursing as a university diploma.

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