Endometriosis care: how to combine NHS and charity nursing roles
Working as a specialist adviser for a charity alongside a clinical practitioner role in the NHS – the skills and training required, and how it can develop your career
Having the chance to improve support for women with endometriosis at a national level was too good an opportunity to miss for Joanne Hanley.
‘Endometriosis can be debilitating and have an enormous effect on quality of life for some individuals,’ says Ms Hanley, who joined Endometriosis UK (EUK) as their first specialist adviser in May.
Working for a national health charity
‘Before I worked here, I regularly signposted my patients to the charity for support,’
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