Visiting Nurse Returns to the Roots of Nursing

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso

When Sue Waddingham was 16 years old, she came upon the scene of a bad motorcycle accident. “It was pretty clear that it was going to be a fatality,” she recalled. “And I felt a strong need to ease this man’s suffering.”

“A lot of what nurses do is ease suffering. We save lives too, but a lot of it is trying to make life better for the patient.”