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Zara Head, Doncaster

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Job title Practice nurse sister

Location Stainforth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Qualifications RGN, QN, Diplomas in: CHD, diabetes, infection control and ear care. ENB qualifications in: neurology, orthopaedics and trauma (A&E), nursing and teaching and assessing. Certificate in bereavement counselling.

Why did you become a nurse?

I grew up in a mining village and ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be the 'pit nurse'. I never imagined myself working in a hospital. I managed a short stint at a local mine under the watchful eye of an amazing sister, before it sadly closed.

How has your career developed since you started nursing?

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