A career that runs in families…
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A career that runs in families…

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

Second and third generation nurses reflect on whether or not they were inspired by family role models when it came to career choice

When Amy Turner was growing up, her mum thought she’d be a fantastic nurse, but she wasn’t so convinced. The young Amy hated the idea of blood, was scared of giving injections, and generally thought she’d rather be a teacher. She knew her mother had a fulfilling career in nursing, but rejected any suggestion of doing the same.

Nursing Standard. 36, 5, 28-31. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.5.28.s16

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