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Why I became an emergency nurse – and why I love it

From cathedral verger to military upbringing, five nurses explain what drew them to an emergency nursing role and why they are so passionate about their jobs

From cathedral verger to military upbringing, five nurses explain what drew them to an emergency nursing role and why they are so passionate about their jobs

  • One nurse wanted a job that would be busy and exciting, whether it was saving a life or just making someone feel better
  • Another found the huge breadth of knowledge that was needed stood him in good stead for a career move into lecturing
  • An ideal place to start your career, seeing all the good and bad aspects of life, on your feet all day – a tough job but a place of camaraderie

No two days are the same in the fast-paced world of emergency nursing.

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