My job

Going the extra mile

Paula Allchorne was commended as Quality in Care’s 2016 Cancer Nurse of the Year for her innovative work in raising standards of uro-oncological nursing care
Paula Allchurne

Paula Allchorne was commended as Quality in Care’s 2016 Cancer Nurse of the Year for her innovative work in raising standards of uro-oncological nursing care

What is your job?

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust practice development nurse and Barts Health NHS Trust urology lead nurse.

Why did you become a nurse?

During my GCSEs and A levels I worked in a retirement home. I enjoyed it and decided to be a nurse, working in an acute setting and saving lives.

What does your role entail?

At Guy’s and St Thomas’ I mentor, tutor, train and support urology nurses on the wards and in outpatients. I run workshops and study days to help

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