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Michelle Duffy

'Pulmonary rehabilitation gives people confidence to get on with their lives'...

Recently made a Queen’s Nurse by the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland, community...

Carol Miller

‘I was inspired by how patients and families coped’

Nurse specialist Carol Miller on working with Parkinson’s disease patients

60 seconds with care home operations director Louise Barnett 

Have confidence in your abilities and know that every skill you acquire is valuable, says...

Barbara Lawson

‘As nurses, we are always learning and developing’

Barbara Lawson, care home manager of Kincaid House in Greenock, Scotland, explains her...

‘Think about the difference you’ve made to someone’s life’

Dementia nurse consultant Yvonne Manson on why bad days at work should always be considered...

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‘Be curious about people and always show compassion’

Research director Professor Tanya McCance on embedding person-centred care in practice...

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60 seconds with nursing home matron Sue Paxton

Don't be driven by others' expectations, listen to yourself and take the career path that...

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‘Treat each older person as an individual and always care with a smile’

Double award-winning falls coordinator Sharon Love explains why she feels so passionately...

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60 seconds with regional Admiral Nurse Zena Aldridge

Follow your heart, not the crowd, and if you are passionate about something pursue it, says...

My job: nurse consultant Karen Goudie

National clinical lead for older people at Healthcare Improvement Scotland Karen Goudie on...

My job: nursing professor of stroke care Professor Dame Caroline Watkins

The UK’s only nursing professor of stroke care explains why nurses in clinical practice are...

Don’t be afraid to speak out – you’ll be more respected for it

If you don’t like the way a service is run say so, advises Michael Hurt, head of older...

Dawne Garrett: ‘I love complexity’

RCN professional lead for older people and dementia care Dawne Garrett on why care of older...

60 seconds with Dementia UK head of research Karen Harrison Dening

Actively seek a mentor to support your career development, don't wait to be asked, says...

‘The broader your experience, the better you become’

Director of health and well-being at the Royal Hospital Chelsea Deborah Sturdy on why older...

60 seconds with nurse consultant for dementia and older people Chris O’Connor

Draw on every experience and never be afraid to go outside of your comfort zone, says nurse...

Janet Willoughby, hospice dementia nurse

Janet Willoughby, the first dementia nurse to be appointed at the hospice where she works,...

My job: care home Admiral nurse Kay Gibson

For Admiral nurse Kay Gibson working in the private sector means having more time to spend...

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