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‘Never give up on a patient’

After 34 years working as a nurse Carol Metcalfe still enjoys and has a passion for her work

What is your job?

I am a lead paediatric diabetes specialist nurse at Macclesfield District General Hospital in Macclesfield, Cheshire. I am a non-medical prescriber whose role involves supporting and educating children, young people and their families with diabetes. This includes working in primary and secondary care locations such as hospital wards, schools, youth groups and with our family support group.

Primary Health Care. 27, 8,17-17. doi: 10.7748/phc.27.8.17.s22

Published in print: 27 September 2017

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