Director of nursing at NHS England and Queen’s Institute fellow Ruth Holt is from a family of doctors and nurses. She has been working with the chief nurse for the north of England in the delivery of a series of healthcare projects.
Why did you become a nurse?
I come from a long line of nurses and doctors so, for me, this was a natural step. I don’t recall considering anything other than the caring professions. I was at school when my mother, who was a theatre nurse, passed away, but I would like to think she would be proud of my achievements as a nurse. I would love to have shared my experiences with her
I enjoy the management aspects of my post and working with a wide variety of people, so I might well have moved into the charity sector. I also...
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