Tributes flood in for Doncaster nurse who will be missed by 'huge number of people'
Colleagues share their memories of a nurse who ‘be missed by a huge number of people’ and say they are ‘devastated’ to lose her.
Pam Creed, aged 62, died on May 17, she was an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Great North Medical Group worked mostly in primary care nursing.
She leaves behind her husband Tony, two daughters, and three grandchildren.
Dr David Crichton, local GP and Clinical Chair, NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group said: “Pam was known to the people of Doncaster for a number of different reasons.
“She taught, supported, encouraged, treated, and was a dear friend to many.
“One of the things that stands out in Pam’s career is her strong leadership and passion for vulnerable patients.
“Pam was instrumental in developing the nurse lead service for asylum seekers; she strongly believed in equality and fairness and made sure that everyone received the same high standards of care.
“Pam will be missed by a huge number of people and I for one am truly grateful that I was able to call her a colleague – her legacy will long continue.”
During her career Pam worked at Kingthorne Practice, The Scott Practice, The Dove Practice, The Phoenix Medical Practice, Francis Street Medical Centre, Scawsby Health Centre, Doncaster’s Out of Hours service, and in more recent years, Great North Medical Group.
Sue Bushell, Business Manager at Great North Medical Group said: “Pam’s empathy and compassion was wonderful to all, both patients and colleagues alike.
“We have lost an amazing person and we are all devastated.
“It has been heart-warming to see how much she was loved throughout the Doncaster NHS community and our thoughts are with everyone who she has touched, especially Tony and her family.
“This is one of the reasons why, as a practice, we wanted to let people know of Pam’s passing so they can remember her for the amazing nurse and individual she was.”
Pam trained as an Adult and Paediatric nurse working in the Accident and Emergency department for 10 years, as well as Doncaster College teaching child health to students.