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How our nurses work

Getting to know us


Watch our Marie Curie Nurses and a Marie Curie hospice doctor talk about the practical aspects of their work, scotch a few myths and describe some of the lighter moments they’ve shared with patients and families.

In particular, they discuss home visits, reveal the bonds built with patients and families and share the most rewarding parts of their jobs.

They also recall stories about the patient who started turning orange after a mix up with some moisturiser, a cheeky cat and some creaking stairs.


Stories

What to expect on my visits

Nurses Lorna, Catherine and Franky discuss what patients and families should expect when receiving a visit from a Marie Curie Nurse or Senior Healthcare Assistant.
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Common misconceptions

Common misconceptions

Marie Curie Nurses Lorna, Catherine and Franky discuss some of the misconceptions they come across during their work.
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Stories

A nurse's perspective

Marie Curie Nurse Ann Brady talks not only about caring for patients in their home and making them comfortable in their final days, but also about offering emotional support to their families.
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Stories

A doctor's perspective

Dr Kath Newton talks about how important it is to get to know her patients as individuals in order to treat both the physical and emotional aspects of their care at a Marie Curie hospice.
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What to expect on my visits

Stories

Caring for patients at the end of life can be a tough and demanding job. But sometimes there can be a lighter side to the work, according to Marie Curie Nurses Catherine, Lorna and Franky.
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