Philippa Barker

Philippa Barker

Gender: Female

Philippa has worked in the care industry for over 20 years. She started off as a care assistant and built up her skills by working in various different sectors. 

In 2012 she began her career in Worthing hospital with a five year plan which would eventually lead to her qualifying as a nurse in February 2019.  She had a passion for cardiology and secured a job in the Coronary Care Unit. During her time there she undertook training in phlebotomy, IV therapy, ECG knowledge, general understanding of the treatment for long term conditions and pharmaceuticals needed in coronary heart disease.   In March 2020 she did 6 months in Respiratory as a secondment and during the last Covid wave she worked in the Covid red zone treating acutely ill patients who required oxygen generating hoods. 

Philippa works Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.