‘Going into the unknown isn’t something that scares me’
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‘Going into the unknown isn’t something that scares me’

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Pre-hospital emergency medicine consultant nurse Andy Thurgood on his challenging role

For many, the unspecified can be unnerving, but not for pre-hospital emergency medicine consultant nurse Andy Thurgood. ‘The unpredictability of emergency care sits within my comfort zone,’ he says. ‘Going into the unknown isn’t something that scares me, I actually like it – and emergencies are its definition.’

Emergency Nurse. 28, 4, 16-16. doi: 10.7748/en.28.4.16.s13

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