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Working in mental health gives you a huge amount of satisfaction, and the right opportunity always comes along, says lead nurse for specialist services Angela Shorter

Working in mental health gives you a huge amount of satisfaction, and the right opportunity always comes along, says lead nurse for specialist services Angela Shorter

Angela Shorter has worked at Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust, and its predecessor organisations, since qualifying as a mental health nurse in 1996. Her first role was as a staff nurse on an acute admissions ward, and she has also held ward manager, matron and service manager posts within the trust's acute mental health services. She has also worked in community mental health services, court liaison and addiction services. In 2018, she will take up a post as matron for the trust’s new mother and baby inpatient unit, alongside her role as lead nurse for specialist services.

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