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60 seconds with surgical nurse practitioner Arniel Bautista Hernando

What I’ve learned in a career that has spanned London, Wales and the Philippines

What I’ve learned in a career that has spanned London, Wales and the Philippines

Arniel Bautista Hernando qualified as a nurse in the Philippines in 1991. After working in a range of care settings including theatres, emergency departments and intensive care he moved to the UK in 2000. He took up a healthcare support worker post at Ysbyty Gwynedd Hospital in Bangor, north Wales, while working towards completing his registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. After working his way up to a band 7 night nurse practitioner and advanced nurse practitioner in the hospital’s acute intervention team he moved to London in March 2016. There he worked as a haematology advanced nurse practitioner at University College Hospital. He returned to Wales in March 2017 to take up his current role as


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