My job

60 seconds with nursing lecturer Maggie Bennett

It's not what you do but how you make others feel that is important, says nursing lecturer Maggie Bennett. 
Maggie Bennett

It's not what you do, but how you make others feel that is important, says nursing lecturer Maggie Bennett

Give people your time, says Maggie Bennett.

Maggie Bennett qualified as a registered nurse in Birmingham in 1992, working initially in intensive care. Two years later she moved back to Northern Ireland, where she continued to work in intensive care, then pursued a career in community nursing and practice education. She took up her current post as a lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast in 2013. She and her husband Tony have three daughters.

What are your main work responsibilities?

I co-ordinate and teach a module for second-year undergraduate nursing students about the pathophysiology of common diseases, patient experience and the associated nursing care.

How did you get your job?

I am indebted to the


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