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Student nurse recruitment gets underway

'Hard work worth the graft' says lecturer

A lecturer says training to become a nurse takes thousands of hours, but is thoroughly rewarding.

Twenty students will be chosen to start adult and mental health courses in September in a bid to tackle staff shortages on the Island.

The courses are taught at Keyll Darree Education Centre in the Isle of Man in association with Chester University.

Six of the 20 nursing students will go into mental health.

Programme leader Catherine Black insists the hard work is worth the effort:

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