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60 seconds with gastroenterology nurse consultant Isobel Mason

The patient is always right, says nurse consultant Isobel Mason, who is keen to inspire and motivate new colleagues in the specialty she helped develop.
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The patient is always right, says nurse consultant Isobel Mason, who is keen to inspire and motivate new colleagues in the specialty she helped develop

Isobel Mason is a nurse consultant in gastroenterology at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) nurse development manager at the charity Crohn’s & Colitis UK. Having qualified at the Royal Free in 1990 and worked in acute medicine before specialising in gastroenterology, she is now chair of the RCN Gastrointestinal Nursing Forum. She has a partner and two children.

What are your main work responsibilities? I work half my time at the Royal Free as a nurse consultant with a busy clinical role and leading our specialist nursing team. The other half of the week I am seconded to Crohn’s

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