New matrons: stepping up during the pandemic
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New matrons: stepping up during the pandemic

Katie Haywood @K8Haywood Matron, Gynaecology services at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Louise Duce @Nurselouised Matron head and neck, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

New matrons Katie Haywood and Louise Duce talk about the pressures and pleasures of the role

As new matrons taking up our posts in a pandemic we were entering uncharted territory. Guidance changed rapidly, services were redesigned, staff were shielding or off sick and anxiety levels were high. We both felt the pressure to be up and running as quickly as possible.

Nursing Management. 27, 6, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/nm.27.6.11.s10

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