Mum’s ef­fort ‘all worth it’

The Press and Journal (North-East) - - NEWS - With two RGU qual­i­fi­ca­tions un­der her belt, one stu­dent is al­ready work­ing hard for a third. Amy Duthie, 31, re­ceived her PgDip Ad­vanced Nurs­ing Prac­tice yes­ter­day and is now study­ing for a Non-Med­i­cal Pre­scrib­ing cer­tifi­cate. Af­ter com­plet­ing her un­der

Just 24 hours af­ter grad­u­at­ing, Danielle Robert­son is al­ready putting her new de­gree to good use.

The 22-year-old re­ceived her Bach­e­lor of Nurs­ing yes­ter­day and, this morn­ing, will walk through the doors of a Peter­head hospi­tal to be­gin her ca­reer.

The past few years have been a whirl­wind for her, A list of grad­u­ates sup­plied to us by RGU and pub­lished in Tues­day’s pa­per wrongly in­cluded fol­low­ing the birth of her daugh­ter which meant she had to balance study­ing and place­ments with be­ing a new mum.

She said: “You have to mo­ti­vate your­self to get up at the crack of dawn, so you can catch the first bus and head in for a 12-hour shift, some­times for three days in a row.

“But it’s worth it when you see the ef­fect you’re hav­ing on each of your pa­tients.” Maisa Al Mar­dini from Canada and Paul Smith from In­ver­bervie un­der Doc­tor of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion rather than Doc­tor of Phi­los­o­phy.

We apol­o­gise for any con­fu­sion caused.

CALL­ING: Barry Wright be­came Bach­e­lor of Nurs­ing

Award: Amy Duthie

Danielle Robert­son: job

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