Why I became a children’s nurse – and why I still love it
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Why I became a children’s nurse – and why I still love it

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

From professors to sickle cell specialists via end of life care, six nurses reveal why they chose children’s nursing and why the specialty remains so rewarding

Children and young people’s nursing can go in fascinating directions – and it can be a lot of fun too. We hear from children’s nursing pioneers with different career pathways about the reasons they entered the field, and what makes them stay.

Nursing Children and Young People. 34, 5, 9-11. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.34.5.9.s5

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