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By specialising in palliative care, I believed I could make a difference

Clinical lead and hospice services manager Marie Morrissey on the ability to multitask when caring for people with terminal illnesses.
Marie Morrissey

Clinical lead and hospice services manager Marie Morrissey on the ability to multitask when caring for people with terminal illnesses

What is your job?

I am the day hospice/outpatient services manager and clinical lead for EMIS [electronic record-sharing system] at Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast. At Marie Curie, we provide care and support to people living with any terminal illness and to their families.

My role is to promote excellent delivery of specialist palliative care to patients who attend our service. I manage the multidisciplinary service, which involves allied health professionals, doctors, nurses and complementary therapists. My role as EMIS clinical lead is to develop and promote excellence in electronic care recording.

Why did you become a nurse?

I have a caring nature and believed I could make a difference. I enjoy the variety of challenges that my

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