Jan Varney



Since leaving school Jan embarked upon a career in nursing.

She gained the Ophthalmic Nursing Diploma, state registration for General Nursing and Sick Children’s nursing and also the Diploma in District Nursing.

Most of Jan’s  professional working life has been in the community leading a team of community nurses, and as a practice educator in Infection Prevention & Control at RCHT. 

Jan took a sabbatical in 1994 to volunteer in a spinal injury hospital in Bangladesh to train nurses in wound management, which she still visits annually, she regards it as a privilege to be a trustee for Harbour Housing as well as volunteering with the podiatrist to manage foot care.