Year of the Nurse – Anita Willoughby

4th May 2020

At St Barnabas, we are celebrating #YearOfTheNurse by highlighting some of our wonderful nursing staff working across Lincolnshire. Anita Willoughby has worked her for six years. She works in our Community Services team, supporting both Hospice and Home and Day Therapy in Lincoln.

Anita said, “St Barnabas is a caring organisation to work for where we are more than just a payroll number. My team is just like a family – slightly mad but very caring and conscientious.

“I was inspired to join St Barnabas as I wanted to focus on palliative care and have more time to spend with patients. The holistic care provided by the Hospice really resonated with me.

“My favourite moments at St Barnabas is being able to share the skills and knowledge we have as a team and watching newly qualified and student nurses bloom within the team.

“Something that stands out to me was when we helped a patient to attend his granddaughter’s wedding before he died. I’ll never forget this.”

Thank you so much to Anita for her dedication to St Barnabas over the years, and the compassionate way she cares for our patients.


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