Andrea Is Nurses' Champion; Paddy Shennan Talks to the Liverpool-Born President of the Royal College of Nursing
PIONEERING Liverpool has always been hailed as a city of firsts - and the medical profession has many claims to first-time fame.
For example, William Henry Duncan, aka Doctor Duncan, was Liverpool's and the country's first medical officer of health.
Liverpool, meanwhile, was the first city outside London to open a training school for nurses - and, in 2010, Andrea Spyropoulos became the first Liverpool-born nurse to be elected President of the Royal College of Nursing, which has 400,000 members.
Andrea, 57, who was born in the Mill Road Maternity Hospital and grew up in Howe Street, in the shadow of Great Homer Street, is now coming up for reelection (presidents can serve a …
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Publication information: Article title: Andrea Is Nurses' Champion; Paddy Shennan Talks to the Liverpool-Born President of the Royal College of Nursing. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England). Publication date: May 2, 2012. Page number: 10. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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