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Job title Professional lead for integrated children's community nursing services (health visiting and school nursing)
Qualifications RN, RM, RHV, QN, Diploma, BSc (Hons), PG Dip, MSc,
Why did you become a nurse?
I wanted to be a doctor but did not get the A-level grades. Nursing was the obvious option, partly influenced by my mother, who was a nurse. While training, it was clear I was more suited to nursing, as it is the caring aspect of the work I enjoy.
How has your career developed since you started nursing?