60 seconds with nursing home matron Sue Paxton
Don't be driven by others' expectations, listen to yourself and take the career path that fulfils you, says nursing home matron Sue Paxton
After qualifying as a nurse in the late 1970s, Sue Paxton worked on a female medical ward and in theatres before doing midwifery training. After working as a midwife and on female surgical wards as a nurse, she became a clinical teacher at Wycombe General Hospital in Buckinghamshire. She is currently matron at the Leonard Pulham Nursing Home in Buckinghamshire.
What are your main work responsibilities?
Maintaining high standards of care at the nursing home and ensuring things run smoothly.
How did you get your job?
I visited many care settings while training nurses and carers, and always...
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