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The best lesson nursing has taught me is to live life to the full, says diabetes specialist nurse Tracey Curtis
Tracey Curtis

The best lesson nursing has taught me is to live life to the full, says diabetes specialist nurse Tracey Curtis

Tracey Curtis returned to nursing because she missed making a difference on the front line.

Tracey Curtis qualified as a nurse in 1986 at St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing in London. She has been in her current post as diabetes specialist nurse at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust for the past three years after completing a return-to-practice course in 2015. Prior to this, she spent 18 years working in diabetes publishing, including a year on the Cochrane Library.

What are your main work responsibilities?

I work two days a week on inpatient diabetes in the hospital, one a day a week in outpatients running a diabetes renal clinic, and two days a week in diabetes research. I also lead on the perioperative management of

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