‘Don’t follow others’ expectations’
Listen to yourself and take the career path that fulfils you, says nursing home matron Sue Paxton
After qualifying as a nurse in the late 1970s, Sue Paxton worked on a female medical ward and in theatres before training in midwifery. She worked as a midwife and again as a nurse, then became a clinical teacher at Wycombe General Hospital in Buckinghamshire. She is matron at the Leonard Pulham Nursing Home in Buckinghamshire.
Nursing Standard. 32, 5,39-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.5.39.s43