Nurses on TV: what we learned from letting the cameras in
Surgical and trauma nurses on the benefits of being on screen, and a paramedic explains his role caring for casts and crews – plus how you could get on set too
Theatre nurses mostly never know what happens to patients post-surgery, but taking part in a TV programme gave Tina Kitcher the rare opportunity to meet patients and find out.
‘It was amazing getting to meet patients after their treatment and see how they’re doing now,’ says Ms Kitcher, who is a practice educator in theatres and recovery at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in London.
‘I usually just see a tiny part of
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