Our Nurses

Our nurses are the heart of the charity. We currently have nearly 40 nurses working with us all over the UK on a variety of helpline projects. All highly qualified and professional - some have worked with MAS for nearly 15 years UNIQUE to MAS - most of our nurses are recruited through the Work Injured Nurses Group of the Royal College of Nursing. Disability or illness preventing their caring for patients in a clinical way in the NHS, we retrain them to work on helpline projects, they then continue to work with patients using their years of experience and knowledge.

  • All highly qualified and professional, some have worked with MAS for nearly 15 years
  • Recruited through the Work Injured Nurses Group of the Royal college of Nursing
  • Disability or illness preventing their caring for patients in a clinical way in the NHS
  • Continue to work with patients using their years of experience and knowledge

MAS key support team


Margaret Ahmed


Margaret has many years experience in the set up and promotion of high profile third sector organization. She was a key founder of both Zonta and the 300 Group. In her varied roles she has worked with keyopinion leaders in education, public life, politics and healthcare. She has established charitable collaborations with business both in the UK and abroad, especially the Middle East.


Suzanne Rae


Suzanne has worked as an administration volunteer for the charity for 4 years. She is responsible for office admin and is often the first point of contact for new nurse run projects. Liaising with satellite offices and senior nurses she brings her past experience of similar work in other companies. Her skills are kept up to date with on going training and her IT experience has proven essential to MAS


Debbie Smythe


Debbie is a registered general nurse (RGN) who took premature retirement from the NHS due to injury. She has used her skills and knowledge, working with the charity for over 10 years. In her role she is chiefly responsible for nurse recruitment and training; together with the maintenance of registration requirements. She also plays a vital part in the set up and supervision of projects in collaboration with other MAS senior Nurse Advisors.