and Highbridge nurse retires after 46 years service in NHS
popular Burnham-On-Sea District Nurse is retiring after forty
six years service in the NHS.
Mutlow, pictured, has been a District Nurse for much of
her nursing career, providing care to patients across Burnham-On-Sea
her earlier Burnham days she was also a Midwife and she has been
leading a team of District Nurses serving the local community.
said: "So much has changed in so many ways since Ive
started nursing. Some
good, others not so, though the reward of making a difference
to peoples lives when they have needed our help will always
be a memory I will cherish along with that of my loyal and dedicated
started her nursing career at Dorchester County Hospital in 1969
as a student nurse before working at the Royal Victoria Hospital
in Bournemouth and then six years at the Royal Devon and Exeter
Hospital and The Nuffield Hospital in Taunton. She completed her
midwifery training at Musgrove Park Hospital.
worked as a night sister at East Reach Hospital Taunton, after
which in 1980 she went on to be a District Nurse and Midwife in
Burnham, later concentrating wholly on her District Nursing to
which she has led one of the local teams for many years and from
which she now retires.
daughter Becky told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week: "You
cant walk down Burnham high street without someone recognising
cared for so many people and delivered so many babies most
of whom have their own children now."
last day in her role will be Monday 27th April, after which she
says she's looking forward to spending more time in her garden.
is on the cards, as well as country walks with her husband and