Meet our staff

We have approximately 10,000 members of healthcare staff and people in supporting roles, joining us from all over the world and playing a fundamental role in our delivery of excellent outcomes and excellent patient experience.

Nurses make up the largest staff group at the Royal Free London. Watch this video or read some of the interviews below to meet and find out more about some of our nursing colleagues.

Browse the stories below to hear from some of our team.

Cherylyn Pangaibat Lingad, theatre practitioner"It's really exciting being part of a team doing something new"

Cherylyn Pangaibat Lingbad, theatre practitioner at the Royal Free Hospital, talks about why she thinks "nursing in theatres is very interesting and exciting".

Read Cherylyn's story


Patrick Hoban, senior operating department practitionerMeet Patrick, operating department practitioner

Patrick Hoban, senior operating department practitioner at the Royal Free Hospital, shares why the Royal Free London is "a great place to be".

Read Patrick's story.


Paddy Doyle, theatre nurse"You don't have a chance to be bored"

Paddy Doyle, theatre nurse at the Royal Free Hospital, shares one of the best things about working for the Royal Free London.

Read Paddy's story.


Robyn Morris, clinical practice educator"I would really recommend a career in dialysis"

Robyn Morris, clinical practice educator at the Royal Free Hospital, shares why she thinks dialysis is one of the most exciting and interesting areas to work in.

Read Robyn's story


Bharathi Sai"It's such a good place to learn"

Bharathi Sai, endoscopy nurse at the Royal Free Hospital, talks about the broad range of training available and why she thinks it's a wonderful learning environment for new staff.

Read Bharathi's story


Clare Carter-Jones"The Royal Free is great at growing talent and developing their staff"

Clare Carter-Jones, cardiology matron at the Royal Free Hospital, talks about her journey in to nursing and why she is proud to work alongside her team.

Read Clare's story.


KajalMeet Kajal, clinical practice educator

Kajal, clinical practice educator, talks about her experience working at the Royal Free Hospital and why she would recommend it to other nurses as a place to work.

Read Kajal's story.


Julie OliverNursing is the “best job in the world”

Julie Oliver, ward manager on the clinical decision unit at Barnet Hospital, talks about feeling recognised, valued and respected and her love for her job.

Read Julie's story.


Eduarda Rodrigues"A hard job but a beautiful one"

Eduarda Rodrigues, junior sister on 9 North ward, talks about the opportunities for progression and the access to training and other career support.

Read Eduarda's story.


Ndumiso NdebeleNursing “is about making a difference”

Ndumiso Ndebele, charge nurse on 5 East B ward, shares why the "sense of belonging to a team is one of the best things about nursing as a profession".

Read Ndumiso's story.


Debra BassilNursing “can take you anywhere.”

Debra Bassil, junior sister at the urgent care centre at Chase Farm Hospital, shares the advice that people skills, compassion, as well as a sturdy pair of shoes, are vital.

Read Debra's story.


Lucy TwymanPlastic's fantastic

Lucy Twyman, clinical nurse specialist in the plastic surgery outreach team at the Royal Free Hospital, discusses the most rewarding aspects of her role.

Read Lucy's story.


Charlotte PainterGetting the facts on maxfax

Charlotte Painter, specialist maxillofacial and restorative nurse at Chase Farm Hospital, looks at the "extremely interesting and varied" work of the maxfaxteam.

Read Charlotte's story.