• 20 August 2018
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Suzanne Armstrong - Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse

  • Suzanne Armstrong
    Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse

I worked as an Accident and Emergency Nurse at Blackpool Victoria for a decade.

It helped me build the skills which led me to my current position as the Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals.

From bears to bandages: how I became an A&E Nurse

From bandaging toys to tending to patients as a fully qualified Nurse, Chris Armstrong voices his sister Suzanne's experience in her realisation that being a Nurse was the vocation for her.

What does it take to be a great A&E nurse?

In a decade of working in Blackpool Victoria Accident & Emergency, I learnt far more than I could ever recount or remember.

How I deal with tragedy and sadness in my nursing job

I couldn’t tell you the number of times people have told me how brave I am for being a nurse. The truth is, I am not brave. It’s my training and professionalism that people see in me.

About the author

  • Suzanne Armstrong
    Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse

I worked as an Accident and Emergency Nurse at Blackpool Victoria for a decade. My time as an A&E nurse has shaped me into the person I am today, and I wouldn't change it for the world. It boosted my confidence and helped me build on skills which have fundamentally led me to my current position as the Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals. Nursing is a calling, not a job - it's why we do what we do.

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About the author

  • Suzanne Armstrong
    Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse

I worked as an Accident and Emergency Nurse at Blackpool Victoria for a decade. My time as an A&E nurse has shaped me into the person I am today, and I wouldn't change it for the world. It boosted my confidence and helped me build on skills which have fundamentally led me to my current position as the Deputy Intensive Care Charge Nurse at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals. Nursing is a calling, not a job - it's why we do what we do.