Fiona Sneddon - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Fiona Sneddon - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Name, Age and Hometown.

Fiona Sneddon, Age 53, Lossiemouth

Job title (list all job titles for the duration of employment).

ANP – Advanced Nurse Practitioner. I have worked for NHS Grampian for 37 years.

What attracted you to the industry you are in?

Wanting to care for & support people.

Describe your day-to-day role.

Assessing, treating & discharging patients to appropriate area/home.

What skills have you learned?

Communication and practical skills

Do you like living and working in Moray? Explain why/ why not.

Yes, we are surrounded by lovely beaches & woodland - great for walkers.

What skills are the most important for you to do your job well?

Diagnostic skills to allow you to make an appropriate treatment plan.

Is there anything unusual about your role?

You always have to be prepared as you never know what is going to present.

What’s your favourite part of the job?

Patient contact & making a difference.

Did you always want to pursue a career in this industry?

Yes, I always wanted to work in this industry.

What is your advice for young school leavers looking to start an apprenticeship?

If you want something work hard & aim high.

What is your career goal?

To continue to provide a high standard of care.

How does it feel to be a KeyWorker on the frontline, supporting the Country’s fight against Covid-19?

I think it’s good we can still help & feel prepared due to the training we have had. I’m proud to be a nurse and make a difference.

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