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60 seconds with RCN professional lead Amanda Cheesley

Always fight for what you know is right, and grasp every opportunity that comes your way, says Amanda Cheesley.
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Always fight for what you know is right and grasp every opportunity that comes your way, says Amanda Cheesley.

Amanda Cheesley qualified as a nurse in 1981 after training with Queen Alexandra Royal Army Nursing Corps. In the early 1990s she served in the first Gulf War, and she has also worked for the NHS as a district nurse and as a Marie Curie nurse. She lives in Somerset with her husband of 25 years, and has been in her current role as RCN professional lead for long-term conditions and end of life care for 6 years.

What are your main work responsibilities?

Shaping nursing policy and practice, internally and externally, in relation to end of life care and long-term conditions (LTCs).

Who are your clients/patients?

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