My journey back to front-line nursing
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My journey back to front-line nursing

Ali Richards Staff nurse, Royal Lancaster Infirmary Frailty Unit, Community Healthcare Innovation, a community interest company

Ali Richards had been away from clinical practice for more than two decades when she decided to take a job as a staff nurse on an acute ward. She discovered she has a lot to learn, but also plenty to offer

After 25 years working in leadership and management in the NHS, the private sector and across the UK and Ireland, I decided to return to being a staff nurse on an acute clinical ward.

Nursing Standard. 32, 21, 18-20. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.21.18.s17

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