Covid-19 is threatening Macmillan’s vital cancer care. We need the public’s help | Lynda Hall

Today marks 30 years of our Coffee Mornings. As a Macmillan nurse, I urge people to help us through a fundraising crisis

I’ve been a nurse for 40 years. When I say that out loud, it feels like a very long time. Nursing has been such a huge part of my life. I’ve loved it.

I first started thinking about nursing as a career when I lost a dear friend, far too young, in a road traffic accident. Though I was completely heartbroken, there was a silver lining. From that point onwards I knew I wanted to spend my career helping others. At the time, I wasn’t thinking about how long I would do it for – when you’re that age, you just follow your instincts.

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