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30 years in London, starting in HIV nursing

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Sunday 24th September, 1989. That was the first day of the rest of my life!  I started on an HIV in-patient service, at St Mary’s Paddington, the very next day.  The experience changed my life and set me up for what happened seven months later: April, 1990. Being interviewed for my first teaching post, just after cremating a patient, that one day led to the start of my career in teaching.  The first post was as a lecturer-practitioner in “HIV and AIDS”; numerous posts since then, leading now to professor in sexualities and genders: health and well-being.  Here’s what happened, from Rome 2018.

 

 


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  1. […] of male homosexuality in England and Wales (1967).  Then, in the week I celebrated my 30th anniversary of starting as a nurse on an HIV ward, at St Mary’s Paddington, I was interviewed in the […]

  2. […] resulted in an interview with the wonderful Rupert Everrett. Then, in the week I celebrated my 30th anniversary of starting as a nurse on an HIV ward, I was interviewed for a documentary series on the Royal House of […]

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