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Patricia Aberdeen

Hospice Nurse, 1989 to 1999

Patricia Aberdeen, who was always known as Abby at the Hospice, talks about her background prior to working at St. Richard’s – from her childhood in Northern Ireland to living on Ascension Island in the South Atlantic Ocean and her return to the UK. She discusses the development of palliative care and the differences between district nursing and working with the hospice. Abby also touches on the day-to-day work of a hospice nurse and the changes that have occurred over the years.

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