Debbie, who started working in the Trust in 1989, is the Matron of Ward 26.
A typical day for Debbie would be meeting with teams, ensuring staff feel able to discuss concerns and reviewing the quality of delivery of patient care.
Although Debbie says it can be challenging trying to make staff feel valued and rewarded, her favourite part of the job is going to one of the areas and seeing that the care is good and staff are happy.
Claire is a Staff Nurse on our Ward. Having started in 2012, Claire describes a typical day as “busy”!
When asked about the most challenging elements of the role, Claire states that this is the lack of staff.
However, her favourite part of the job is the patient contact, and she enjoys the rural area and quaint places that Shropshire has to offer!
Tom is a Staff Nurse on the Ward who has been with the Trust for just under a decade.
Tom’s day typically consists of a 7.10am handover, followed by a medication round, doctors round and patient care.
Although he says every patient being different can be a challenge, Tom’s favourite aspect of the job is meeting interesting people.
Karen, a Staff Nurse who has worked in the Trust since 1997, says that every day at work is different.
Whilst the most challenging part of the job is meeting the demand for patient beds, she states that her favourite part of the job is the high level of job satisfaction and seeing patients being discharged.
Karen also added that that she feels appreciated and able to do her job to the best of her ability.