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Michelle Lancaster

Working in a mortuary was not an obvious career path for Michelle - she'd been a red coat at Butlins. It's a hard, challenging role for staff, that places demands on their humanity and their ability to care for patients beyond the end of life that are personally affecting for staff, and personally important for relatives and loved ones of the deceased. Beyond the doors of 'Rose Cottage' or 'Ward 13', Michelle is welcomed into a supportive community of practice and network of peers by a caring mentor. She, in turn, works to give back into that community through her professional practice and teaching.

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