A day in the life of...

Lauren Ritson

Community Health Care Assistant, Wymondham and Attleborough Community team, Lauren Ritson

Lauren shares a day in her life at Wymondham Health Centre, going about her rounds and caring for patients in their own homes. 

“I can go at my own pace and manage my own workload. I do really like it, and would recommend it as a career.” Read more...

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Alison Tankard, team lead for Musculoskeletal (MSK) services in mid-Norfolk

If you suffer with arthritis in your knees or have needed physiotherapy following a fracture or spinal problem, it is likely you will have visited one of our Musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy teams for treatment.

Our MSK teams are based in Community Hospitals and health centres

Alison Tankard, team lead for MSK services in mid-Norfolk, gives us an insight into a typical day on the Beetley Therapy Unit at Dereham Hospital. Read more

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Community Specialist Palliative Care Nurse, Louise Watson

Louise shares a day in her life supporting patients across central Norfolk. Read more

“It is very rewarding and I feel privileged to be involved in making a difference to both patients’ lives and their families.”

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A day in the life of...

 
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A day in the life of...

 
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Senior Staff Nurse, Charlotte Shawe

Ever wondered what a typical day would be like working in palliative care.

We open up the doors to two of our staff based at Priscilla Bacon Centre.

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Jeremy Roberts, Community Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

I have been a community HCA for nearly seven years, and work with palliative patients in west Norfolk.

It’s my job to monitor the patients' condition, take their temperature and pulse, and help with personal care, such as washing and dressing.

I help to ensure patients receive safe and effective care, and work to support them, their families and friends at a difficult time. Read More

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Alice Crosby, Senior Physiotherapist

I work on the inpatient ward at Swaffham Community Hospital and in the surrounding community, and have been part of the team for around three years.

My role is to assess and treat people with physical problems caused by illness, accident or ageing, and to help them maximise their movement through health promotion, preventive healthcare, treatment and rehabilitation; this can be on the ward or in the community, in patients’ own homes.  Read More


 

 

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