Former Torbay Hospital nurse chats to Boris Johnson on NHS birthday

Photo: Monica Bulman on video chat with Prime Minister

Published: 6 July 2020

As part of the NHS 72nd birthday celebrations at the weekend, former Torbay Hospital nurse, Monica Bulman, spoke to the Prime Minister about her long career with the NHS and how much she loved nursing!

Monica retired in 2018 after clocking up an astounding 66 years’ service for the NHS. She worked on Hutchings Ward at Torbay Hospital as part of the specialist outpatient surgical clinic team for Endoscopy – she was one of the oldest and longest serving nurses in Britain.

The NHS was launched on 5 July 1948 and Monica has worked for the NHS for 66 out of the 72 years since its creation!

You can listen to part of Monica’s conversation with Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, below.


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