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Janet Willoughby, hospice dementia nurse

Janet Willoughby, the first dementia nurse to be appointed at the hospice where she works, is passionate about improving end of life care.
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Janet Willoughby, the first dementia nurse to be appointed at the hospice where she works, is passionate about improving end of life care.

What is your job?

Dementia nurse at The Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. I was appointed to help improve end of life care for people with dementia.

Why did you become a nurse?

I have always been interested in people, especially those managing difficult health problems. Nursing gave me the tools to learn how to help people improve their quality of life.

Why did you choose to work in a hospice?

As a student I was fascinated and appalled by how life ended in a hospital. I had heard that hospices offer good end of life care so I went to find out. The passion and expertise I

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