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Specialist Registrar in Vascular Surgery

I’m Alison, a Specialist Registrar in Vascular Surgery, training to be a Vascular Consultant at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

Why did they choose this role?

I have a flair for human anatomy and I also like doing operations!

What’s the best thing about their role?

The best part for me is operating and improving people’s lives.

Is their job stressful? How do they cope with stress?

My job can be stressful at times. I cope with the stress because I know that I have done the best I can in any situation. Out of work, running helps me forget the stress.

Where are they going from here?

I aim to pass my final exams and gain a consultant post within vascular surgery.

Where can I go from here?

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