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Have the confidence to be ambitious and get experience in a variety of fields before specialising, says Diana Greenfield. 
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Have the confidence to be ambitious and get experience in a variety of fields before specialising, says Diana Greenfield.

Diana Greenfield gained a degree in nursing from Bristol Polytechnic in 1988. After working in London as a staff nurse and in Australia as an agency nurse, she became a research sister at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She started working in oncology in 2001, setting up the collaborative late effects of cancer treatment research group at the trust and university. In 2009 Professor Greenfield was made nurse consultant and clinical lead for the late effects clinical service, a post she has held for 7 years. She lives in Sheffield and has two sons, aged 18 and 21

What are your main work responsibilities? There are four strands: direct patient care, leading clinical services, influencing clinical service improvement locally, regionally and

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