Mark Aitken's Story

Mark Aitken is the Consultant and Stakeholder Engagement Manager at Nurse & Midwife Support (NM Support) and has been a proud Registered Nurse for 30 years.
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mark aitkenAs our Consultant and Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Mark meets with nurses, midwives and nursing and midwifery students across the country to spread the message about the service and listen to what you think should happen next.

Why have you joined the NM Support team?
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I have been waiting 30 years for a service such as NM Support, and I am delighted to be part of this committed team delivering a service that supports nurses, midwives, students, education providers, managers and concerned others.

What is your background?
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I have worked in many and varied areas of nursing and midwifery, including general surgical and medical units, critical care, sexual and reproductive health, education, research, project management, maternity services and residential, community and specialty aged care services.

Most recently I have held senior leadership positions within the aged care and health care industry.

I am passionate about the nursing and midwifery professions and supporting and mentoring students to ensure they can love the job as much as I do.

What is your favourite part of being a nurse?
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Working with other nurses to provide exceptional care and service to those we care for.

What do you do on your days off?
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Gardening with those I love!

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If you would like Mark to come out to your workplace and talk about NMSupport you can contact us and request a visit.