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Double graduation joy for lung cancer forum nurses

Two leading lung cancer nurses have spoken of their pride at seeing their children join the nursing profession.
Graduation mums and daughters

Two leading lung cancer nurses have spoken of their pride at seeing their children join the nursing profession.

From left: Sally and Emily Rowe, and Lucy and Liz Darlison

Liz Darlison and Sally Rowe, who are both members of the National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses, watched as their daughters graduated from the University of Nottingham in July.

Ms Darlison's daughter Lucy gained a masters degree in childrens nursing, while Ms Rowe's daughter Emily graduated with a masters in adult nursing. The pair worked together on an elective placement for six weeks in the Philippines during their studies.

Passing the baton

Consultant nurse Ms Darlison said she and Ms Rowe were proud to be passing the baton of nursing to the next generation, more than 30 years after their own careers began.

My advice would be to never forget what a privilege it is

Two leading lung cancer nurses have spoken of their pride at seeing their children join the nursing profession.


From left: Sally and Emily Rowe, and Lucy and Liz Darlison

Liz Darlison and Sally Rowe, who are both members of the National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses, watched as their daughters graduated from the University of Nottingham in July.

Ms Darlison's daughter Lucy gained a master’s degree in children’s nursing, while Ms Rowe's daughter Emily graduated with a master’s in adult nursing. The pair worked together on an elective placement for six weeks in the Philippines during their studies.

Passing the baton

Consultant nurse Ms Darlison said she and Ms Rowe were proud to be passing the baton of nursing to the next generation, more than 30 years after their own careers began.

‘My advice would be to never forget what a privilege it is to be a nurse – but don’t forget to have a work-life balance too,’ she added.

 

 

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