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60 seconds with neonatal modern matron Tracey Budding

Always go with your instincts and never have any regrets, says Tracey Budding. 

Always go with your instincts and never have any regrets, says Tracey Budding

After qualifying as a registered nurse and registered sick children’s nurse in the 1990s, Tracey Budding worked across a variety of specialties, including orthopaedics, oncology and hospice care for adults and children, before specialising in neonatal care. She has been in her current role as modern matron on the neonatal unit at Birmingham Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for 15 years. An active member of the RCN throughout her nursing career, Ms Budding received the RCN Award of Merit for outstanding contribution and service to RCN members in 2013.

What are your main work responsibilities? Managing the team as a band 7 senior sister and leading and supporting the team as a modern matron.

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