A life-changing experience for children and volunteers
Over the Wall camps allow children with life-limiting conditions to challenge themselves and try new activities. For the nurse volunteers who support them, it is a chance to get back in touch with what they love about nursing
In her day job, Jane Cummings is chief nursing officer for England, with all the duties and high-level meetings that involves. But when she dons her pink volunteer T-shirt at a camp run by a children’s charity, ‘high-level’ is more likely to involve a zip line or climbing wall than nursing policy or meetings.
Nursing Standard. 32, 29, 18-20. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.29.18.s17